Creating A Happy, Healthy and Safe Workplace

Fiore Group Training, Inc. is an international training company offering in-house, online and digital product training for small to large companies in Workplace Violence Prevention, Respectful Workplace Practices with an emphasis on NO BULLYING, and Ethics in Business and Corporate Life. Founder Phil Eastwood is the senior trainer with the company and author of the various learning programs, as well as the Editor of the blog, “Creating A Happy, Healthy and Safe Workplace.”
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Phil Eastwood Interviewed

February 17th, 2015|Comments Off on Phil Eastwood Interviewed

Interview with Author/Speaker Phil Eastwood on his latest book, Handcuffs to Handshakes: Lessons From More Than 30 Years of Working with Humans.
Learn the story behind the stories and how Phil developed his techniques for creating […]

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Know Your Colours: The Key to Violence Prevention in the Workplace

May 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

I recently came across a great article about what flight attendants look for when they greet the passengers boarding their planes.

Thinking about that heightened awareness they embody at the beginning of a flight brought to […]

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A Road Map to Tackling Those Difficult Conversations

May 15th, 2017|0 Comments

In addition to leading workshops, we also have a coaching practise called, CHAT Easy: Coaching that Connects.

The story I’m going to share with you today revolves around one of the clients I coached. I think […]

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Forewarned is Forearmed: Dealing with the Cycle of Violence in the Workplace

May 8th, 2017|0 Comments

I was recently delivering a Workplace Violence Prevention workshop for a municipal client of ours.

It was an especially important session because I was reminded of the critical need for employees to share information regarding safety […]

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The Power of a Helping Hand

May 1st, 2017|0 Comments

I’d like to share a personal story with you from an experience I had this past weekend— but first a little context.

I‘ve written many times about the power that comes from the moment when another […]

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R-E-S-P-E-C-T — Here’s What it Means to Me

April 24th, 2017|Comments Off on R-E-S-P-E-C-T — Here’s What it Means to Me

There’s a reason it’s called The Golden Rule, but without getting biblical on you, I’ll get ‘fatherly’ on you— my father, actually.
“Make sure that you always treat others as you want to be treated, Phil.”
I […]

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Can You Hear Me Now? Tips to Be a Better Listener at your Workplace

April 18th, 2017|Comments Off on Can You Hear Me Now? Tips to Be a Better Listener at your Workplace

On a scale of 1 to 5, how important is trust in the workplace? Do you trust your managers? If you’re a manager yourself, do you think your co-workers trust you?
If you gave trust a […]

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The 3 Elements of Effective Communication

April 10th, 2017|Comments Off on The 3 Elements of Effective Communication

I recently had the opportunity to develop and present a brand new and powerful presentation at the Western Safety Conference held in Vancouver, British Columbia (http://wcs.pacificsafetycenter.com/). It was titled: “Wolves in the Workplace – Identifying […]

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Defeating the Gossip Beasts

April 3rd, 2017|Comments Off on Defeating the Gossip Beasts

Hey, have you heard the news about…
Did I get your attention?

Yes, today’s topic is gossip—that somewhat sadistic beast that we’re all suspect to at some point in our lives. But, regardless if we participate in […]

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Unexpected Lessons on an Unexpected Flight

March 27th, 2017|Comments Off on Unexpected Lessons on an Unexpected Flight

Today I’ll be sharing a story with you that will help demonstrate how important team dynamics are, not only to the team itself, but to those around the team as well.

But first let me ask […]

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Is Environmental Design the New Superhero of Workplace Safety?

March 20th, 2017|Comments Off on Is Environmental Design the New Superhero of Workplace Safety?

In the past seven days, two clients of ours (from two completely different environments) brought up the topic of security at their workplaces—one was a municipal client and the other was a retail establishment.

Each client’s […]

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Does YOUR Workplace Stand Up to Bullies?

March 13th, 2017|Comments Off on Does YOUR Workplace Stand Up to Bullies?

Let me start you off with this, somewhat unsettling, fact of life:
Ask anyone you know whether he or she has ever worked with a bully and the answer will most likely be a resounding: “Yes, […]

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How to Create a Positive Workplace Culture

March 6th, 2017|Comments Off on How to Create a Positive Workplace Culture

 

Today I open with the following question to ponder:
How do people treat each other in your workplace?
That might be a strange question for most people, but not for me—this is our company’s ‘bread and butter,’ […]

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4 Steps to Creating a More Ideal Workplace

February 27th, 2017|Comments Off on 4 Steps to Creating a More Ideal Workplace

Bullying and harassment in the workplace take many forms.
Sometimes, unfortunately, the label is wrongfully given to behaviour that is simply caused by a difference in personalities.
That’s why it can be quite difficult to identify sometimes.
Consequently, […]

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How to Cure the Worst Types of Illness in the Workplace

February 20th, 2017|Comments Off on How to Cure the Worst Types of Illness in the Workplace

Recently, my wife and I went to see the hit musical Kinky Boots at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in downtown Vancouver.

I had been looking forward to seeing the show ever since I heard that the […]

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A Respectful Workplace Question

February 15th, 2017|Comments Off on A Respectful Workplace Question

 
Who is Managing the Managers?
Allow me to start this post with a less than positive, yet unfortunately accurate, statement:

“The workplace can be a complex and insensitive place…”

Different personalities scramble to be known and heard, often […]

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Safety Branding in the Workplace

February 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Safety Branding in the Workplace

What does your sign say?
And now I bring you today’s public service announcement, brought to you by Fiore Group Training:
Wherever you work, your employer has a legal (and moral) responsibility to provide you with a […]

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