Kind“I’d like to ask that each of you undertake to ensure one act of kindness each day towards another person,” Tillerson said. And he called on employees to “treat each other with respect,” adding that “we’re all just human beings trying to do our part.”

“Each of us get to choose the person we want to be, and the way we want to be treated, and the way we will treat others,” he said.

—Rex Tillerson’s farewell address to the State Dept staff