Presidential Debatetiquette: The 10 Commandments | Golden Rules Gal

The gloves are off.  Dignity and respect, or appalling and disrespectful? All parties after the fact will have their own narrative. Round three make take on a different tenor. In a presidential debate setting big brother isn’t watching; the world is watching.  Apply the Golden Rule:  Treat others in the same manner you wish to…

Politics: Can We Talk? Q & A | Golden Rules Gal

Immigration.  The Environment.  Healthcare. Diversity.  If you want to nip a political firestorm in the bud, try these answers as a guide to your future responses.  The only conflict resolution is to agree to disagree, which equals being tolerant even though we may not accept the opposing view.  Keep the goal of any conversation civil….

8 Points For Talking Politics In The Workplace | Golden Rules Gal

My favorite golden rule of conversation is to avoid these three topics:  politics, sex and religion.  While they can be good, bad and ugly, there’s no escaping their controversy. We have no control over the actions or words of politicians, but we are in complete control of our own behavior. In the workplace, these are…

Civility Wars: 10 Ways to Talk Politics in 2020 | Golden Rules Gal

Our country is deeply divided.  The political process wouldn’t take place without differing opinions, yet we are losing our basic right to speak up.  Healthy dialogue has been replaced by intolerance on both sides of the aisle.   Political activism may be your thing, but keep in mind it isn’t for everyone.  No matter how…