How to Support Your Employees When Terrible Things Are Happening in the World

Rose Bak
5 min readMay 28, 2022

Showing a little humanity in the workplace can go a long way.

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It’s been a hard week. A hard month. A hard two years. And as a manager of a large and diverse team, I’ve felt this acutely, especially this week.

Over the last two weeks, I’ve tried to support my team through the news of three horrific mass…

Rose Bak

Rose Bak is a freelance writer and yoga teacher who lives in Oregon. Find her at or follow @authorrosebak on social media.