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Are You a Stress Puppy?

Posted on January 15, 2014

How are you managing your stress in this “age of anxiety?” Check which of these symptoms apply to you. Do you feel like what you accomplish is never quite good enough? Do you feel [..]

Energy Suckers-Why I Wrote a Book on Bullying

Posted on January 13, 2014

My first exposure to an Energy Sucker and bullying behavior was in grade school. It wasn't another student on the playground, it was my third grade teacher, Miss Harmon. An "old lady," (probably [..]

What is Productivity?

Posted on December 30, 2013

We receive frequent calls from employers who want to increase productivity. But what does that really mean? My definition is that Productivity = Value/Time. That is, productivity equals value [..]

$313,575 payout to bullied Justice Department Worker

Posted on December 21, 2013

A former public servant in Australia won a large payout for psychiatric injuries while working for the Department of Justice. For failing to prevent workplace bullying, the goverment agency [..]

Ten Tips for Employers to Build a Productive Team

Posted on December 19, 2013

Create a zero tolerance anti-bullying policy. This policy should be part of the commitment to a positive work culture and integrated into other policies and procedures. Bullying behavior must [..]

Tired of Energy Suckers?

Posted on December 17, 2013

You know, those annoying people who suck you dry? They can be everywhere, at work, family gatherings and on the highway. They whine, complain, and insist on telling you their problems until [..]

Want to be More Productive? Relax.

Posted on December 3, 2013

Think for a minute about your typical workday. Do you jump out of bed, grab your cup of coffee and go? Is your day packed with endless meetings, phone calls and lunch at your desk? More and [..]

Are Ugly People More Likely to be Bullied?

Posted on November 25, 2013

Unfortunately, it appears this is true. Researchers have discovered that people who are more unattractive or mean are more likely to be bullied in the workplace.

Bullying in the Workplace. Are You Working for a Psychopath?

Posted on November 13, 2013

Bullying is rampant in the workplace and many experts feel part of the problem are psychopaths in corporate American. But how do you know if you are working with one? Based on a new book, The [..]

Is Your Boss a Crook?

Posted on November 11, 2013

Forget Enron, Martha Steward and the WorldCom scandals. Employees report that the biggest ethical problems in the workplace are disrespect, favoritism and lack of follow through by those in [..]

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