Articles 2017-05-20T18:51:51+00:00

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  • Even Psychologists Need Help with Civility Guidelines
    The APA just passed civility expectations ... and the remarkable uncivil behavior among famous people in politics, athletics, entertainment, and business just makes matters much worse. What people may not realize is that workplace incivility has been ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2017-08-12
  • Would-Be Tyrants Capture Language to Control Thought
    How has the individual standing accused of “white privilege” merely due to the pigmentation color of his skin acted in his own personal life toward others? How has he earned his own place in society, through fair detailing on what remains of a free ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2017-08-11
  • Coworkers Are Not Your Friends- How This Relationship Is Potentially Damaging
    texting and e-mail are always appropriate for matters concerning urgent business or communication etiquette. The other breach was in their perceived friendship.” At the end of the day, Alleyne explains, the goal for most individuals at work is ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2017-08-09
  • Tyrants of the Mind and the New Collectivism
    By: Richard M. Ebeling The current counter-revolution against liberty is being fought on a number of fronts in American society. One is on the college and university campuses across the country, where the ideology of political correctness is strangling the principle and practice of freedom of speech and the ideal ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2017-08-08
  • Yes, ‘alpha dog’ personalities can work well together
    John Kelly, who asked the president to remove Scaramucci from office, probably thinks not, but management and etiquette ... Lynn Taylor, workplace expert and author of “Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior & Thrive ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2017-08-06
  • Bad Biking Behavior, and the Best Ways to Prevent It
    Chainlink president Yasmeen Schuller started a thread called “Pet Peeves Among the Pedals” and invited members to talk about annoying and dangerous bicyclist behavior they hate ... Bike Messengers and the Cult of Human Power. “We can twist Madison ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2017-08-03
  • What Does “Vacation” Really Mean? (DE Coast Press)
    With no boss or co-workers to take it out on, the anger is directed at other drivers (“co-workers”), and authority, symbolized in part by traffic laws (“the boss”). Yes, it’s a rebellion against authority, but it’s misplaced. People who feel ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2017-08-02
  • Is civility a lost art?
    Civility includes courtesy, politeness, mutual respect, fairness and good manners." Good manners? When was the last time you heard anyone refer to such behavior ... shall civility be promoted in schools, the workplace and in our public spaces? ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2017-08-01
  • European clients are sneering at my American colleagues’ table manners
    A reader writes: I have a question which might be classified as an etiquette problem, but as it happened at work I thought you might have some ... Not only did they disagree that there was a need to alter their behavior, they thought it was the Europeans ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2017-07-31
  • Sage Advice From the 14th Dalai Lama: Don’t Be a Jerk
    Let’s call it Rule 0, the rule before the rules, the one baseline behavior that all of us should follow to ... It doesn’t matter whether you’re playing the role of supervisor at work, mom or dad at home, or in situations where you’re dealing ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2017-07-27
  • Jeff Sessions’ feud with Trump: How to manage a bullying boss
    President Trump’s ongoing public clash with his embattled U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions highlights a challenge many workers face every day in the corporate world – how to remain a productive member of the team despite a contentious relationship ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2017-07-27
  • Wigged Out
    Even if your wig is more obvious than you think, it does not excuse such terrible behavior. We know you don't want to disclose ... Dear Annie: As for egregious etiquette errors, how's this one? At the end of a wedding shower, a guest who had brought ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2017-07-25
  • Clinicians, experts view Woebot with caution
    It helps me set a goal for the week — being more productive at work. It asks me about my moods and my energy ... Dagum said they’ve found strong correlations between phone behavior and traditional cognitive measures. Mindstrong is running a 100-person ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2017-07-24
  • Why online etiquette matters — and why IT leaders should care
    Should CIOs be building their own social media brands? Absolutely. Your personal brand is important in this day and age when everything is commoditized. Finding ways to stand out as a thought leader can help separate you from the crowd and connect with ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2017-07-22
  • When HR Gets It Wrong: Misconduct Won’t Change Until the Culture Does
    "Companies that have repeated complaints of harassment [or other misconduct] usually have a serious culture problem," said Alisa Shorago, an attorney and owner of San Diego-based Shorago ... tolerated thanks to social media, which can encourage people ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2017-07-20