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Taking action on workplace bullying – live online event on January 29

bigstock-bullying-in-the-workplace-offi-25457597Whether you’re supervising a bully, or you’re the victim, workplace bullying is costing you!  As a manager, the cost is financial – lower productivity, decreased employee morale, and higher absenteeism and staff turnover.  As a target of bullying, the cost is your mental, emotional and physical health.  And it’s even worse if the bully is your boss!

Bullying can take many forms – name calling, teasing, spreading unpleasant rumors, deliberate exclusion, intentional bodily harm, or even cyberbullying.  Whatever your situation, taking action is critical if you want to change the outcome.  But taking action is easier said than done … until now!  On January 29, I’ll be leading a live online event “Don’t Back Down – Dealing with bullies in the workplace” in which you’ll learn, specifically and in detail, what to watch for, what to do, and what to say in order to deal with the bullies in your work life.  In one fast-paced, power-packed hour, you’ll learn how to put a permanent stop to the bullying so that you can create a respectful work environment where you, your co-workers and your employees want to work and excel.

Click here to register now

Don’t wait! If you act by January 22, you can take advantage of early bird savings. Here’s just some of what you’ll learn:

  • The key warning signs and symptoms of bullying, whether it’s you or your staff
  • How bullying is different from supervising or managing
  • The different forms that bullying can take in the workplace
  • Why leaders need to be alert to bullying and take action as needed
  • Your choices when you work with a bully – yes, you have alternatives!
  • What should you do if you’re the victim – concrete assertive actions you can take to bring the bully out in the open
  • What should you do if you’re the boss – specific actions you can take to eliminate bullying and create a respectful workplace
  • And what if the bully IS your boss – how to approach the situation without losing your job

Join me on January 29, 2014 at 11 AM MST. Early bird pricing in effect ONLY until Wednesday January 22!

Click here to register, or for more information

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