At work, using the word "and" rather than "but" is a great way to honour the complexity of many experiences and involve different opinions and perspectives simultaneously. "But" can sound critical or invalidating, while "and" is quintessentially inclusive.
The Workplace Weekly Tips Series is focused on healthy workplace functioning and professional development. All material is authored by Cori Lambert unless explicitly stated otherwise. Authentic Consulting and Counselling is located in West Perth, Greater Perth Area.