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A Message For Anti- Bullying Month - A Glimpse At Steven Spielberg

A Message For Anti- Bullying Month – A Glimpse At Steven Spielberg

So, do you have a child being bullied? Perhaps you are facing adult bullying? Those facing abuse and aggression can prevail. Those facing bullying can use those unfortunate experiences to create new messages. The inspiration for this blog is [...]
Overlooked and Ignored: Another Form of Workplace Incivility

Overlooked and Ignored: Another Form of Workplace Incivility

Patrice was a conscientious colleague at her local newspaper. She was ready to pitch in when someone needed to fact check an item. She even offered to do light editing when time permitted. However, her assistant editor, Kyle, didn’t like her [...]
Don’t Let A Bully Rob You Of Good Health

Don’t Let A Bully Rob You Of Good Health

Julius knows he has been bullied since his arrival on the job. While Julius was a stand out during the interview and the search committee liked him, his boss is jealous that he earned his masters at Penn. Julius threw a wonderful party for his [...]
The Risky Business of Bad Bossing

Podcast: The Risky Business of Bad Bossing

Listen Here: Psychologist and founder of Relationships at Work, Inc,  Dr. Debra Dupree, who’s here to uncover the impact of bad bossing and what can be done about it.  The Risky Business of Bad Bossing What is bad bossing all about? What [...]
Avoiding Bullies In The Job Search Process

Avoiding Bullies In The Job Search Process

I have had the honor of speaking at the American Council on Education (ACE) Women’s Leadership Forums this fall. The topic was reflecting on strategies to deal with bullies during career ascension. As we close 2016, and people think of new [...]

Are You a Star Quarterback on a Winning Team?

The position of your team members is a part of your plan that you need to carefully define. Team roles are important to fulfill accurately so you have all the coverage you need for the abilities you desire. Each step of your action plan will [...]

What’s Your Quarterback Cadence

Hut-one, hut-two? For your team to function well, good communication is absolutely necessary. In my book Ask Power Questions: A Practical Guide to Help You Get What You Want in Business, Life, and Friendship, I share the skills of working with [...]

Know Your Team

You need at least one expert team to help you achieve your goals, and you may need many to reach success. Think about all the teams you have in place now. Your work, doctor’s office, grocery store, coffee shop all function as teams that serve [...]

Four Personal Keys to Kick Off Your Year

It’s easy to kick off your year focusing on the big stuff you want to accomplish. You’ll find plenty of encouragement to make vast goals so you can attain great things, but as a coach I know that making big goals alone usually ends up [...]

Workplace Bullies: Don’t Let Them Defeat You

When we hear about bullying taking place, our first assumption is that it’s happening to a child or youth, however workplace bullying is ever-present, and often like many other younger victims, the bullied individual suffers silently. Workplace [...]

Lacking Empathy? A Precursor To Bullying

Karen was working frantically to make new employee orientation a success. She doubled checked the breakfast menu, made arrangements for the interpreter when another staff member dropped the ball. Karen even fronted $500 of her own money when [...]

Podcast: Using Conflict To Increase Productivity & Innovation

Listen Here: Lynne Eisaguirre is a workplace and leadership expert, former employment attorney and author of six books on workplace topics, including the Power of a Good Fight:  How to Embrace Conflict to Drive Productivity, Creativity, and [...]

Podcast: Get Your Organization Unstuck

Listen Here: Peter Boni is an entrepreneur, consultant and author of All Hands On Deck: Navigating your team through crises, getting your organization unstuck and emerging victorious.  His insight has been featured by The Wall Street Journal, [...]

Self advocacy- a step toward minimizing workplace bullying

As we reflect on best practices for civility in the work place, many of us strive to be kind, pleasant and agreeable. However, there is a self-advocacy component to avoiding bullying in the workplace.  When someone throws a barbed comment or [...]

Podcast: Keys To Healing the Workplace Culture

Listen Here: Danna Beal, M.Ed. is  a workplace culture expert, international speaker, coach and author of The Extraordinary Workplace:  Replacing Fear with Trust and Compassion. She has been the keynote speaker and workshop leader for over [...]

The Silent Treatment And Workplace Bullying

Sondra was tasked to work on the vice president’s objectives. She was leading a team of customer service representatives who needed training and who also were juggling their contact time with clientele.  At the kick off meeting, everyone [...]

Podcast: Why Employees Are ALWAYS A Bad Idea

Listen Here: Chuck Blakeman is a best-selling business author and world-renowned business advisor who has built ten businesses in seven industries on four continents.  His first book, Making Money is Killing Your Business was rated “#1 Business [...]

Podcast: Bring Order To Chaos At Work

Listen Here: Katharine Halpin is the CEO and founding principal of The Halpin Companies, and an expert in bringing order to chaos. She works with CEOs, leaders and their teams. Katharine is the author of Alignment for Success: Bringing [...]

I’m Not Here To Make Friends – Maybe You Should Be

Steve was hired as the new associate vice president of the mid west region. The last four quarters, his division faced declining production and slipping revenue. Investors were concerned; the board was ready to take prisoners. Steve was the [...]

Passed Over? Speak Up

Tammy, a 52 year old African American woman was a long standing employee of ABC* grocery. She was with the company when those scanners were installed. She knows the inventory and respective vendors.  She has been the leading store manager in [...]

Podcast: The New Way To Deal With Stress & Difficult People

Listen Here: Dr. Bill Crawford is a licensed psychologist, author of four books and  organizational consultant and speaker. In the last 27 years he has created over 3300 presentations for such organizations as Sprint, Shell, The American Medical [...]

Workplace Bully

We assume that bullying is a problem that is limited to schools, playgrounds and children and youth. However, that’s not so. Bullying has become more prevalent at the workplace and even the elderly are being bullied more often. Although the [...]

Podcast: What’s For Work, Ladies?

Listen Here: Teri Hockett has been featured in over 20 articles on Forbes.com, Business Insider, and CBS San Francisco. As the founder and CEO of What’s For Work?, a career management and job searching website, Teri writes blogs and speaks [...]

Navigating The Bull Pen – How Bullies & Organizations Respond When The Target Reports Workplace Bullying

Studies over the past decade have confirmed that workplace bullying is a global problem in which the target is berated, harassed and left in an inferior position. The behavior becomes a condition of continued employment.    Such bullying [...]
Best Hire

Pick One And Only One: Talent Or Chemistry

OJ Simpson had his Dream Team of attorneys, researchers, and experts. This Dream Team got him off of a crime he all but committed on national TV. Wouldn’t we all like to have our own Dream Team whether it was a professional or personal Dream [...]

Podcast: The Four Generations At Work

Listen Here: Award winning author and presenter, Dr. Elizabeth Kearney, is a former John Hopkins Fellow with a background as both a professor and business owner. She is author of The Four Generations, which explains how to deal with four different [...]

Happiness At Work!

Since the Oscars performance from Pharrell Williams, HAPPY has received even more attention nationally and internationally. Could it be the winter blues that has us craving for happiness? Is there a spiritual component?  Perhaps it just feels [...]

Everyone Can Be Their Own Fireman-Put Out The Flames Of Communication Or Fan Them

It’s not easy being a fireman. You have to be able to carry 60 pounds of equipment and a hose that weighs 200 pounds when at its water capacity. Then there are all of those steps that you have to be able to go up and down at will. For most [...]

Podcast: Your Employee Rights

Listen Here: Scott Behren is a trial lawyer and owner of the Behren Law Firm in Weston, Florida that practices in all state and federal courts in the state of Florida. He specializes in the areas of business and employment litigation and [...]

Plenty Of Bull Ro Go Around: Reflection On The Miami Dolphins Bullying Incident

In late October 2013, Jonathan Martin, second year starting tackle for the Miami Dolphins, abruptly left the team checking himself into a hospital because of relentlessly aggressive treatment he received from teammates. Despite his physical [...]

Staying Accessible In The Winter

Imagine David, a wheel chair bound employee for ABC Corporation. He is typically on time and will even work late to get the job done correctly. David is valued member of his work community and well-respected. However, the recent series of storms [...]

Reflecting On Mandela

We all have had a few weeks to reflect on the life and times of Nelson Mandela, an amazing revolutionary who fought for inequities at the risk of his own well being. His life achievements have changed the world and how we look at violence, inequities, [...]

Bullying Or Boys Being Boys?

One might ask, what constitutes bullying, even in the NFL? Jonathan Martin leaving the Miami Dolphins, alleging he had faced hazing and bullying form Ritchie Incognito has brought new attention to workplace bullying in a place known for over [...]

Podcast: Great Work: How To Make A Difference People Love

Listen Here: Most research about success in the workplace studies personality traits, but David Sturt, took a different approach. He studied Great Work itself—under what conditions it happens, and what people are doing when they produce it. His [...]

October Is Bully Prevention Month

Do you feel stressed out at work when dealing with a particularly aggressive individual? Do you feel coerced to comply with unreasonable demands, or berated for little things? Does the treatment from your boss or others escalate and become more [...]