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The Seven Waves of Rough S.E.A.S.™ Quiz

The Seven Waves of Rough S.E.A.S. Quiz Navigating Rough S.E.A.S. Workplace Trauma Healing Workplace Culture Black Women


Over the course of their careers, Black women leaders face many unique challenges and phases in the workplace.
There are seven phases that Black women and others in leadership positions potentially experience as they are navigating workplace trauma and abuse.

Welcome to The Seven Waves of Rough S.E.A.S. Quiz™ where you can determine which wave you are currently navigating.

Once you locate where you are among the phases, you are more likely to engage the resources and skills necessary to pivot to a healthier space that supports you in becoming unstuck physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Please keep in mind, this quiz is a segment of a more in-depth tool.
Armed with this knowledge and your copy of Navigating Rough S.E.A.S. you can implement invaluable strategies for reclaiming your power, wellness, and joy through practical insights and actionable steps.
Please spend a few moments taking the quiz below to learn more about the wave you are navigating. It's time to thrive amidst workplace adversities and inequities!
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The Seven Waves of Rough S.E.A.S. Quiz™


When I speak to my close friends and family about my employer, I have more positive than negative things to say about my employer.
If I could do this work at another organization, I would more than likely choose to stay with my current employer.
Sometimes, I question if working at this organization is in my best interest.
Things have changed within the organization, and I am investigating how it impacts me.
I often keep to myself (or maintain a small circle of connections) because I am unsure who is safe or trustworthy within the organization.
I am having a hard time determining my fit/belonging within the organization's culture.
I have suggested ideas for improvements and positive organizational change but have been met with resistance or retaliation from decision-makers.
I feel powerless and unheard in my organization.
I feel physically or emotionally unwell just thinking about returning to work after being off.
I feel stuck and tired as an employee of this organization.
I have limited myself to focusing on my specific tasks and duties because thinking about anything beyond this overwhelms and frustrates me.
I find ways to intentionally avoid or reduce my time with certain co-workers and managers to maintain my sanity and wellness.
I feel free and liberated despite the workplace harm that I have experienced.
I have experienced harm, and I am actively engaged in activities that promote my healing, wellness, and restoration of my authentic self.

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