10 Questions that Promote Work Culture Civility

By Bonnie Artman Fox / March 13, 2018
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Ericka, a regional director, recently contacted me for training on how to create a respectful work culture. She took a promotion from manager to director six months ago and inherited a team culture of infighting, bullying, and intimidation. Not a happy bunch. “The previous director played favorites and tolerated insensitive comments targeting new employees, I…

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4 Stages of Work Culture Incivility

By Bonnie Artman Fox / January 26, 2018
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From Hollywood stars to news media anchors, the recent barrage of workplace sexual harassment allegations has sparked much needed conversations about workplace incivility. Society has avoided this topic far too long because this type of behavior can mean different things to different people and different industries, and it’s allowed. In her book Trust Your Canary:…

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4 Risks of Taking a Stand with an Abrasive Boss

By Bonnie Artman Fox / April 20, 2016
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Standing up to an abrasive boss is risky. Read further to learn what is at stake if you take stand with an abrasive boss.

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Never Let Your Mindset Hold You Back Again

By Bonnie Artman Fox / January 19, 2016
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I recently had the privilege of consulting with Bob, an extremely competent employee who was the recipient of an abrasive boss.  The purpose of the consultation was to help Bob gain skills to improve collaboration in the workplace while setting expectations of being treated with respect and civility. The tone of his voice and overall…

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