Is the Road to the Workplace Investigator’s Office Paved with Good Intentions?
For those of you who mean well when you tell certain jokes — or for the leaders among you who … read more
What to Do when You Are a Workplace Bystander
December is a great time to ponder how you might become a stronger voice for a better society and healthier … read more
A Man and a Woman Walk into a Workplace (And Sharing Good News)…
Steve discovered that he loves his new job on HoCal’s sales team right from the get-go. People are so authentic—how … read more
A Woman Walks into a Subway Car…
Torontonians’ shoes in winter are a messy sight: wet, muddy, and filled with the salt used to melt the snow. … read more
New Year Confessions
I have a confession to make: I’ve never quite bought into the value of New Year’s resolutions. Seems that much … read more
When Reality Trumps Civility
In a recent workplace civility training workshops, as we were reviewing the list of behaviours that are considered workplace incivility, … read more
Do You Too Strike Back in the Afternoon?
Does experiencing incivility from a co-worker in the morning lead to you behaving in an uncivil fashion in the afternoon? … read more
How to Look for Civility in Job Interviews
How do you make sure that you are hiring people who will not only be civil themselves, but also contribute … read more
Micro-Inequities, Bias, and Incivility
I sometimes get asked about the relationship between micro-inequity and workplace incivility. With current racial tensions and police bias in … read more
Hop, Skip, and Leap to Conclusions!
Do people really intend to be dismissive, belittling or inconsiderate when they engage in those seemingly insignificant behaviours that we … read more