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Oct 5, 2021

Why are boundaries important? How do you set them? And what impact does hybird working have on how we interact with one another?

This week on The Mind Tools L&D Podcast, Ross G meets Executive Coach Emma Langton to discuss:

  • what 'boundaries' are
  • how to set boundaries at work
  • why the pandemic has made boundaries more important than ever.

Show notes

Ross referenced Erving Goffman's theory of the performed self. There's an excellent animated introduction to this concept, narrated by Stephen Fry, at: 

In 'What I Learned This Week', Ross recommended a Twitter thread on life as a lorry driver, from @TheLorryist: 

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