Bullies In The Workplace: How To Deal With Them And Move Ahead

Seth Godin had some interesting insights on bullying in the workplace, he described it: “As intentionally using power to cause physical or emotional distress with the purpose of dominating the other person. The bully works to marginalize people. In an organizational setting, the bully chooses not to engage in conversation or discussion, or to use legitimate authority or suasion, and depends instead on pressure in the moment to demean and […]

Silence Is Golden.

I’m at Panera’s attempting to write something of importance when I take a break and look up and see seated at a table a family speaking in sign language. Generally, I wouldn’t give this a second thought, but for some strange reason, I’m fascinated with what is taking place a few feet away from me. Here is a family carrying on an animated conversation that only they can understand by […]

Dealing With Difficult People In The Work Place

I was reading an article about dealing with difficult employees in the workplace. The author provided some sound advice in dealing with the situation, but, I couldn’t help but wonder how what they were saying would work in a small to midsize company. First, allow me to provide my definition of a small to medium-sized company. A small business is one that is incorporated by the state, but, has about […]