It happens. Sometimes we are so shocked we don't even know how to respond. Our brain just starts to spin as we think 'Did I hear what I just think I heard?' and 'Did that person actually say that? Out loud?'Inappropriate comments at work are common and unfortunate. Everyone's perception of what is appropriate and inappropriate is different. I am not talking about being attacked - professionally - during a meeting (which is also unfortunate). I am talking about crossing the line - saying something personal. Some person, for some reason, feels justified in saying something derogatory, discriminatory or just plain rude. And if this person is in a position of authority, it can be even mo
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