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1809, 2017

Clearing the Air of Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace


The workplace can be a complex and insensitive beast.
With different personalities scrambling to make themselves known and heard, often not caring too much whether they hurt or upset a co-worker along the way, you might just end up with a culture of bullying and harassment on your hands—perhaps one of the worst workplace beasts of […]

2108, 2017

Workplace Violence Prevention: Are You Proactive or Reactive?

Workplace Violence|

In a recent blog post, I spoke about the two types of clients that we get hired by in order to provide organizational training for workplace violence prevention.

Those two types of clients fall into these simply named categories of proactive and reactive.

If you work for a reactive organization, it means that your employer will wait […]

1408, 2017

Workplace Violence Prevention Strategies

Workplace Violence|

How ready are you for workplace violence?
Of course I hope you never have to experience any, but there is no better way to prepare yourself than with education and training.

My business is dedicated to creating incredibly safer workplaces, and we provide services that focus on specific tried and true strategies.

We get hired to deliver organizational […]

3107, 2017

Workplace Safety and What We Can All Learn from American Airlines

Workplace Safety|

It’s not everyday you get the pleasure of sitting next to a pilot on a flight.
And no, I wasn’t sitting in the cockpit with the pilot of the flight I was on, but I still learned a great deal from my seat neighbour…

If you’ve been reading my recent articles, you’ll know by now that my […]

2407, 2017

What I Learned from an NBA Player


You may have heard this Malcolm X quote before:

“Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.”
How are you preparing for tomorrow?
As I write this, I’m sitting in my office along with a wall of books— all of which contribute to my “passport to the future.”

I also […]

1707, 2017

How Important Are Our Workplace Relationships?

Attitudes, respectful conduct, Respectful Workplaces, Workplace Culture|

The Secret to Good Business? Connections, Connections, Connections
Today I come to you from 34,000 ft. up in the air. Although I have a nice view of the fluffy white pillows of clouds, all I can think about is a story I recently heard.

I attended my very first National Speakers Association conference in Orlando, Florida (hence […]

1007, 2017

The Little Things: What Makes for a Positive Work Environment?

Attitudes, Respectful Workplaces|

How do you feel going into work each day?
I know this is a question I ask in many of my blogs, but that’s only because it’s extremely important information to gather.

Additionally, it’s a subject I regularly discuss in my workshops. I’ve recently been conducting a number of workshops for a wide variety of organizations; everything […]

707, 2017

Strong And Ethical Leadership Is At The Heart Of Respectful Workplaces

Respectful Workplaces|

I believe that strong and ethical leadership is at the heart of respectful workplaces.
Effective leadership is not about finding a soapbox, standing upon it, and preaching to those around you like a Sunday morning hack at Speaker’s Corner in London’s Hyde Park.

No, the sort of leadership I am talking about is where you:
Assume accountability to your employees, and set […]

2606, 2017

Sexual Harassment Quiz: How Well Will Your Workplace Score?

Attitudes, respectful conduct, Respectful Workplaces, Workplace Culture, ZERO TOLERANCE|

Today’s blog may not leave you feeling warm and fuzzy, but hopefully it will be a wakeup call to get your workplace on the track to a positive, healthy atmosphere (if it’s not already…).
Sexual Harassment in the workplace is everyone’s business.
After all, it’s a pervasive workplace problem, isn’t it?

You may be thinking, “Well, it was […]

1906, 2017

When Good Conversations Go Bad, and How to Fix Them

Workplace Culture|

I was recently chatting with a friend of mine about work, I’ll call her Kelly.

Kelly works at a government agency and had just recently been promoted. While this is something that is normally associated with enthusiasm and perhaps even relief, it wasn’t so with Kelly.

As she began telling me about this new position, her comments […]