She notes that women can often read emotional tension in a room more readily than men, and rather than name it in the moment, find ways to affirm and encourage people on the team later.
“Be observant,” she advises. “What brings positive change? You can be the person who brings encouragement and brings everyone’s best self forward.”
Keri Wyatt Kent is a writer, speaker, and author of more than 10 books. Learn more at keriwyattkent.com.