Category: workplace negativity

Negative people try to stall; don’t let them

Negative people stall as a way to create a toxic workplace. Find out how to overcome this.

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Deal with defensiveness in negative people

Negative people use defensiveness as one of their ploys to create a toxic work environment. Find out how to deal with it.

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Overcome workplace negativity by challenging extreme language

Negative people often use extreme words in their conversations for emphasis and impact. Leaders MUST challenge them else run the risk of incorrect information going viral. Leadership expert Merge Gupta-Sunderji explains.

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Overcome workplace negativity by letting people talk

Workplace negativity must be actively managed or will turn toxic. Create opportunities for people to express their opinions and provide timely responses to questions and concerns.

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Overcome workplace negativity by being inclusive when you communicate

Want to take specific action on workplace negativity? Be inclusive when you communicate! Leadership expert Merge Gupta-Sunderji explains how.

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Workplace negativity is toxic

The unfortunate truth about negative people is that their sour attitudes bring the rest of the workplace down. To combat this, a positive attitude must be “cultivated”.

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