Bullies and Sabotage
Sadly the workplace is scattered with bullies. You need to have a plan so you do not get caught in a defensive or reactive position, which can add risk to your career.
I learned this lesson over an over again in my own career when I was made to feel unwelcome, or like I didn’t fit or shouldn’t be there, or when people whispered that I was getting promoted because reasons “other than my performance”. Read More
Over the past few months, I have been speaking and working with a number of women’s leadership networks and groups.
One of the questions that comes up at virtually every one is this:
“I keep getting told that I am too nice.
Humanity can be a strong force for value and productivity in business. Leaders who embrace humanity can build highly effective, loyal teams that can work really effectively to drive forward business progress.
But humanity of course, can present itself in negative ways as well. Read More
My secret weapon for achieving success
I am preparing to deliver a TED talk at the TEDx Navasink Conference on May 20 in Asbury Park, NJ!
…and it got me thinking about the ideas of Power and Weakness in business. Read More
The Monday MOVE Idea
Each Monday until the launch of my upcoming book MOVE, I’ll be sharing an important idea from the book. This week: Everything is impossible and everyone is shark.
Leadership is supposed to be hard
There will be times when you face ugly challenges and personal attacks. Read More
As I was writing my blog for this week, I was thinking that we are all a bit distracted today.
So I thought I will re-run this article I wrote a few years ago, about taking control of what you can control, and creating excellence as an offense against being bullied. Read More
Bullies and Saboteurs
I think we all have those moments in our careers when we feel vulnerable because there is someone who is doing things to undermine our credibility.
I break this type of negative, damaging behavior into 2 groups. Read More
Bullies and power-grabbers
As this wonderful graphic from Hugh McLeod says: The world will conspire to make you less than you are, so decide what you are going to do about it, then act.
The world is full of people who will try and make you feel small. Read More
This month’s webinar was on Bullies and Sabotage.
If you missed it, you can download the podcast!
This is a useful webinar to download if you:
- Need to deal with a boss or a peer who is a bully, and keep your career intact
- Need to counter a saboteur who is challenging your credibility and reputation
- Want some specific tactics to disarm bullies and saboteurs, and protect yourself
- Want to feel stronger and more confident around strong, negative personalities
My childhood bully
I was bullied for many years as a child. Read More
Bullied as a kid
I think many of us have the experience of being a misfit or an outcast as a child. I certainly do not have the corner on this. But with all the talk of bullying right now, it got me thinking about my childhood bullies and the ultimate impact that being bullied had on my life. Read More