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The Dirty Little Secret of the Workplace: The Bully Isn’t Wearing Any Clothes

Tweet Reading a list of standard bullying behavior can be a revelation for some people. Far too often we become so accustomed to witnessing acts of incivility that we develop a blind eye to it. This is especially true in the workplace. Verbal insults, withholding of key information, and other blatant, aggressive and manipulative behaviors […]

‘Rational Detachment’

Tweet Here’s a good article on handling verbal conflicts using ‘rational detachment’. You know my perspective on handling verbal conflicts-empathy, observation, and recognizing that the ‘other’ person has a different perspective on a situation. And you know I recommend asking QUESTIONS before defending yourself. In this article you can pick up a few more tips […]

Be Prepared: What do you say to a Workplace Bully or Harasser?

Tweet Are you prepared to face, confront, and repel a bully or harasser? If you are like most of us, you’re not! Why? Who wants to think they have to prepare for a bully? We have a social contract with the world. That is ‘I treat you with respect, you respond in kind’. But, many […]

Schoolyard vs Workplace Bullying

Tweet Remember the schoolyard bully? Who could forget the grip of fear when witnessing or suffering the assault of a bully! The bully created terror in our hearts by grabbing control of us. The bully used intimidation, humiliation, verbal threats and physical attacks. The bully had groups of followers who enjoyed the limelight created by […]