How much are you losing when you don’t use your voice with bullies in the workplace? Become comfortable using Verbal Aikido to gain control with sarcasm and pushback. Stop this violence now!
Its unfortunate bullies in the workplace exist, especially when you consider it’s happening among well-meaning, educated adults. And while this can be an incredibly uncomfortable situation to address, allowing dangerous bullies in the workplace to persist will eat away at the core of any organization or department.
It will cause motivated, hard-working employees to resent the organization for not managing the problem which will negatively impact their performance. Soon the manager of a department will have multiple issues to handle that are a direct result of bullying.
Bullies in the workplace can act as a deadly disease within an organization or department if not dealt with immediately.
Signs of Bullies in the Workplace
Are there any employees in your organization who routinely act in any of the following ways?
- Dominate meetings in a rude or sarcastic manner?
- Corner other employees and make them feel uncomfortable when they think no one else is around?
- Sabotage a colleague’s work?
- Use inappropriate or profane language during interactions?
- Badmouth a co-worker to others in the hopes of making people turn against someone?
Joyce will start the bullies in the workplace assessment by analyzing the current situation through employee interviews. She will identify patterns and present those findings to the necessary stakeholders.
Once the key problems have been identified, Joyce will provide a customized plan of action that includes techniques that have been proven to work again and again such as Verbal Aikido.
Joyce’s clients learn how to start tough conversations even when there are bullies in the workplace.
They will learn strategies on how to deal with sarcasm, negativity, retaliation in the workplace, and silence.
Be Direct with Respect® is a skill that gives you control and focuses on results and improving communication skills. It creates a win-win situation and shows the importance of respecting yourself and others. You will learn tips on how to use constructive feedback in a positive and productive way and how to protect yourself from getting defensive when others “push your HOT buttons.”
Joyce Weiss has successfully worked with hundreds of clients over the past 30 years to tackle extremely challenging situations.
Joyce is always available via phone or email to discuss the ways she can positively impact your team dynamics. Contact her today to schedule a call to discuss the options!
Kick Conflict to the Curb™: Get the Respect YOU Deserve Premier Online Course
Would you like to learn how to cultivate these skills in the comfort of your office or home in only 6 weeks? Learn more about Joyce’s premier online program, Kick Conflict to the Curb™, which will deliver all this information directly to your computer or mobile device plus Joyce will meet with you and the other participants once per week for 6 weeks on zoom to transform your communication skills from feeling uncomfortable and unheard during tough conversations to feeling confident using your voice. Find your voice with Joyce!
This is virtual course is perfect for HR Professionals, direct reports, business professionals, and small groups. Joyce can create a virtual course personalized to your team’s specific needs.
Remember, you get what you tolerate!