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A Better Question Than ‘How Can I Help?’

Avoid creating emotional labor for the person you’re trying to help

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Your co-worker is struggling, and you want to do something to support them. You fire up your workplace’s internal chat. “Just checking in!” you write. “Do you want to talk about it? What can I do?”

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