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?
“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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Workplace violence prevention – it’s an important piece of a successful business. Unfortunately, no employer can guarantee the safety of his or her staff. No matter what the job or where it’s located, an employee […]
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 […]
I have always believed heavily on treating people at work with respect and I have been thinking recently about where that attitude comes from.
We all know that people can affect the energy and enthusiasm we […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]