In today's newsletter...confronting status
We aspire to live outside of “status,” and yet it's an unfortunate part of our lives. The power structures at play when it comes to social status can attribute an unspoken, but ever-present level of value to people in any given scenario, from our work lives to our personal ones, to society at large. What's more, status is highly contextual. And while workplaces strive for cultures of meritocracy, that dream isn't always achieved in practice—particularly for marginalized groups. So how can leaders confront status?
- Assume you know nothing, from Kennedy Whittington-Cooper
- Role play all day, from Camille Drucker
- Why titles can be complacent, from Ilana Bondell