Sometimes bad things happen in good organizations. The question is, what can everyone (from the highest ‘officer’, right up to … read more
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Respectful Workplace: When Bad Things Happen in Good Organizations.
Abandon Your RUT™ Addiction.
There’s a good chance that your team members (and yes, that does include you) suffer from an undiagnosed and serious addiction. … read more
Beware of Family in the Workplace.
Underlying beliefs can make or break a team’s culture. If you want to prevent your team’s culture from deteriorating in … read more
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Employees Being Rude to Co-Workers? Make It Your Business
This article was co-authored by Sharone Bar-David and Stuart Rudner, founding partner of employment law firm MacDonald LLP, published in … read more
Workplace Incivility: This Molehill Will Cause a Mountain of Problems.
Can those seemingly inconsequential rude or discourteous words and behaviours actually pose a risk to your business? * * * … read more
Six Overlooked Tips for New Leaders.
Taking Care of Civility Should Top a Prudent New Leader’s To-Do List. (Published in Canadian HR Reporter Magazine, June 3, … read more
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Preventing a ‘Sticky Conversation’ from Becoming Full-Blown Battle.
You already know that when you address an interpersonal difficulty with someone, there’s a good chance that the other party … read more
Three Must-Ask Questions for Leaders Implementing Organizational Change.
It’s no secret that even the best change initiative will fail if you don’t get the ‘people side’ of things … read more
The Real Deal on What to Do When Someone Complains about Harassment.
As a leader, it’s never easy to know exactly what to do when someone approaches you with a harassment–related … read more
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Clear Your Blind Spots (With A Little Help From Your Friends)
Having blind spots is human – we all practice counterproductive behaviours that are outside our awareness. Several weeks ago I … read more
Incivility, Customers, and the Snowball Effect
If you think that incivility on your team has little or nothing to do with service to customers, clients or … read more
Stress-Busting Tool for You
In the last blog post I promised to share my method for dealing with that bad kind of stress, the … read more