Conflict Challenges

Tweet What is your biggest conflict challenge? If you are like most of my clients, then you have one of these problems… A key employee who is alienating others with abrasive or bullying behaviors A team that cannot achieve goals because one or two people cannot ‘share’ or A serious personnel problem because you have […]

Foundations For Positive Change In the Workplace: Part 1

Tweet How to Help your Company Stop Workplace Abrasive & Bullying Behaviors Part One: Challenging the Eight Myths that Perpetuate Aggression in the Workplace As business become more demanding and high-pressure and costs conscious, there emerges a challenge that must be addressed to remain highly competitive and productive. That challenge is how to handle the […]

How do you know if you being Abrasive or worse, Bullying?

Tweet Feedback is an amazing thing. Recently I joined a professional networking group and pretty quickly made my way into the group. I thought I was being assertive, clear and making a positive impression. Turns out some thought I was abrasive. Wow, I was surprised. But I was lucky too. A wonderful and thoughtful person […]

Internalizing Abrasive Behaviors: Where does your Abrasive Bully Reside?

Tweet Do you work with someone who is abrasive or demonstrates bullying behaviors such as yelling, humiliating, sabotaging, judging, and all around making your life miserable? If so, then you are at risk for learning and adopting those same behaviors and using them on yourself and others. In other words you can develop a habit […]

I’m Sorry…So Sorry

Tweet Maybe I’m dating myself but I am thinking about a very popular Connie Francis song from the ‘60s. She’s done ‘em wrong and she’s repentant. How refreshing. These days most apologies lack repentance. In fact they’re not apologies at all. They resentments and judgments couched in apology terms. Here’s a great article on apologies […]