Setting Boundaries with Difficult or Self-centered People

Difficult conversations - mother and daughter

Most of us don’t like to confront others about their behavior. We don’t want to upset people, especially difficult folks. We know there’s going to be push back. But should we tolerate unwanted mean or disrespectful comments? Good self-care generally requires that we speak up. Read on to learn more. Read More

Child Protection Justice is Slow – an end to the Penn State chapter

When organizations care more about sports and the revenue they bring in, the idea of morality and what’s right can be lost. Child abuse should be reported to community authorities and not kept within internal structures. Read on for more about a final chapter in Penn States child sexual abuse scandal. Read More

Flawed Leaders, Sexual Harassment, and Real Prevention

If your harassment prevention program is about sitting employees in front of a video, you’ve failed. Passive programs do not prevent or address workplace harassment. Read futher about a strategic approach much more likely to address the issue in your workplace! Read More

Retain Toxic Employees and Bullies at Your Own Risk!

Ignoring abusive employees doesn’t pay. I am amazed that while abuse and intimidation goes on under their noses, senior leadership has no idea. Even when one or two employees speak up leadership is vulnerable to arguments that the complainers are fussy, picky, or over-emotional . . . Read More

You Reap the Culture You Sow – 5 Steps to Keeping Things Positive!

5 Steps to Getting and Keeping Positive Culture Organizational culture is a combination of the nature of your business/mission, stated values and philosophies; leaders’ personal philosophies; and employee personal values. Corporate policies and… Read More