"You don’t have to have the answers, you don’t have to “fix” anything, that person may not want your opinion. It’s much better to regularly check-in, take time to be present and empathically listen without judgment." - Kate Peters
"We can start with the question, 'What do you need me to do?' and respect their answer at the time. Let them know where you will be and BE THERE if they reach out. " @eriphar
"If you hold others accountable without being accountable yourself, this is called being a hypocrite." – Sonia Harris
All I wanted was to be listened to, for five minutes. I’d still have been out of a job. But I might have left thinking I'd been valued
"Leaders are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work, to show that they’re human beings not just human doings." – Katherine Baldwin
If you had told me a year ago that I wouldn't see my husband for four months, I probably would have said, "You'll bury me. I won't make it."
How have you looked after yourself and others in emergency situations? And what have you learned in the process?