Tag: language

Culture

Should I say resources? a click through guide

Reading Time: < 1 minute A few years ago I tweeted a flowchart called “Should I say resources” and followed it up with a blog post and a file to print stickers. I find the term resources to be too ambiguous to be useful when talking about things and dehumanising when it’s used to describe people. After hearing it a …

Culture

Should you call people resources?

Reading Time: 2 minutes I’m a big believer that language and the words you use say a lot about a culture, and that we can take steps to change culture through changing those words. Words can make people feel excluded, unappreciated and overlooked. I try to make conscious decisions about the words that I use and will phase out …