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An example of a microaggression could be someone mispronouncing another person’s name wrong on purpose, or not making an effort to learn a person’s name even when they’ve been corrected. [...] Asking [someone] exactly how to pronounce their name is a great way to show them you care about getting it right.
Declare your intention. You’ll need to say it out loud — probably more than once — for your team to trust that you mean it.
It can be hard to get people at work to see you differently once a negative view becomes ingrained. When they’re used to thinking of you a certain way, often everything you do will be interpreted through that lens.