I’m ride or die when it comes to disability representation in politics, media, and culture. So when Senator Tammy Duckworth entered the U.S. Capitol Building to cast her first vote since giving birth to her second daughter, Maile Pearl, I had a lot of feelings.
Leaders tend to be ill-equipped to handle outspoken employees. But with employee activism on the rise, leaders need to be wary of mishandling their response. These missteps can be damaging for leaders and companies, which can suffer from reputational damage and ongoing employee unrest.
Most students learn that Keller, born June 27, 1880, in Tuscumbia, Ala., was left deaf and blind after contracting a high fever at 19 months, and that her teacher Anne Sullivan taught her braille, lip-reading, finger spelling and eventually, how to speak.