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2201, 2018

How to Stop the Mad Hatter’s of the Workplace from Harassing You

Respectful Workplaces|

Most of us may pass off children’s books as playful frolics through our imagination.
But don’t write them off so quickly…turns out many of them may even have lessons to be learned for our own workplace.

Let’s take Lewis Carroll’s 1865 whimsical classic, Alice in Wonderland.

I want to focus on one scene in particular where Alice attends […]

2012, 2017

What I Learned About Conflict Resolution from Air Canada

Respectful Workplaces|

I found myself heading to Prince George last week in order to deliver a workplace violence prevention workshop for an organization.
I had spent the day delivering back to back workshops for a company, with the final workshop of the day finishing at 4:30 PM. At that time, I had to point my car south from […]

1112, 2017

Taking the First Step Toward a More Respectful Workplace

Respectful Workplaces, Uncategorized|

Another day – another headline.

Doesn’t it seem that every time you look at the news, another front-page announcement pops up regarding a person losing their job as a result of inappropriate behaviour in the workplace?
Why now? What is it about the current climate that is producing so many headline stories?
I believe that one of the […]

2011, 2017

Workplace Bullying & Harassment: When Tattle-Taling is Required by Law

Bullying, respectful conduct, Respectful Workplaces|

“No one likes a tattle-tale.”
Does that bring back memories of being a little kid on the playground? Most likely, they aren’t pleasant memories. They aren’t ones where you proudly puffed up your chest and retorted with: “But it had to be done.” And everyone looked at you with admiration and understanding and continued playing.
Well, this […]

3010, 2017

Proof that Bullying and Harassment is Prevalent in the Workplace


In my last blog post, I shared various types of bosses that I have had in my years growing up and why I remember them.

The blog post also provided a chart full of positive behaviours and relationship-building traits that can serve as a guide in how we all should act in the workplace (and in […]

1610, 2017

A Respectful Workplace & What We Can Learn from Our Best and Worst Bosses

Respectful Workplaces, Workplace Leadership|

There aren’t many sure things in this world, but I can say with some certainty that just about everyone has or has had a boss.
In fact, the key ingredient to working in a Respectful Workplace often revolves around how much a boss cares (or doesn’t care) about the people who work there.
I have had many […]

210, 2017

How to Deal with Being on the Receiving end of a Workplace Bullying and Harassment Allegations


When I was a junior police officer, my supervisor approached me during one of my night shifts and told me (in front of all of my colleagues) that he had dealt with a complaint that had been registered against me.

Apparently, it was an allegation of misconduct where I had allegedly “mistreated a member of the […]

1809, 2017

Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace – Clearing the Air


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 […]