I suppose you have never been so puzzled/excited to open one of my blog posts. Because I do not talk about sex at work unless I am talking about how to avoid sexual harassment and other forms of power abuse. To those of you who have attended one of my professional conduct trainings (a.k.a. “code of conduct trainings”) in the past, this title may hence sound familiar.
In that case, you’ll have an inkling of where this one is going. And so, now everyone has. Ha!
So, here is the deal: under no circumstances it is a good idea to use your professional environment as a flirting playground and casual dating pool if you are committed to contribute to more gender diversity in your field. If you care about it and still go about flirting and making sexual advances to anyone you find attractive, you are actively working against diversity. How so? Keep reading… 😊