Workplace Bully or Tough Boss: Recent Legal Decisions in Canada

workplace bully or tough boss

Tweet Workplace Bully or Tough Boss: Recent Legal Decisions in Canada I’ve written on the topic of Tough Boss vs Workplace Bully many times but I am weighing in again. A recent blog post revealed some interesting legal decisions that you may find helpful in understanding workplace bullying and tough bosses. While these decisions are […]

Workplace Bully Targeting You? Why it’s best to avoid the “Bully” Label

Workplace Bully Targeting You

Tweet Workplace Bully Targeting You? Why it’s best to avoid the “Bully” Label In Science Nordics recent article, “New method gets staff to discuss workplace bullying”, the researchers make two important points about workplace bullying. The first is the problem of using the “bully” label. The second is the conditions that foster workplace bullying. I’ll […]

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 […]

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 […]

Help for Abrasive Bullies and their Targets: Using the Relationship Selling** Method for Connecting and Building Trust

People who are bullying or are abrasive are frightened. Shouting, tantrums, threatening, and punishing behaviors are fear-based behaviors*. So, if you want to talk with an abrasive person, then you have to know what they’re afraid of and defuse those fears to increase trust and decrease tension.