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  • The Workplace War: Hatpins Might Be in Style Again for Women
    “Nice” women’s instinctive weaponry has been either flight or surrendering to enduring masturbation on crowded transit or trains, or indecent exposure on streets and, particularly at work ... normal and accepted workplace behavior. ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2018-01-18
  • Your coworkers are not your friends
    But I think there's a better alternative: Don't hug people at work, because hugs are usually not appropriate in the workplace. In fact, much — if not all — of the marginal behavior that ... I am proposing etiquette. In this I have Judith Martin ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2018-01-18
  • We live in uncivil times. Two former White House social secretaries offer a cure.
    Jeremy Bernard recalls sitting in Los Angeles traffic, a passenger in the car of an increasingly upset driver. His friend was leaning on the horn, blasting out annoyance and impatience in short, angry bursts. “I hate to be preachy, but take a breath ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2018-01-16
  • Are Your Employees Wasting Time On Social Media? Here Are Three Benefits
    Your coworkers are doing it. Your managers are doing it, too. It’s likely you’ve even done it today. I’m talking about scrolling through social media in the workplace. More than half of businesses rate social media as a positive resource for ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2018-01-16
  • 7 Types Of Toxic Friends You Don’t Want In Your Life
    If your friend has been accepted into their dream academic program, gotten a promotion at work, adopted a pet ... friendship watching your friend’s every mistake and not-so-etiquette behavior? Stop. We’re all human and we can’t do everything right ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2018-01-16
  • HR: Can we please discuss ethics in the future of work?
    Today’s technology tracks our location, preferences and behavior to the point ... Today, these aspects of social etiquette have changed significantly. Some for better, some for worse. New norms apply. Equally, the workplace is a very different ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2018-01-15
  • Excuse for Discourtesy
    You have now created an atmosphere of strife and workplace incivility ... one that encourages etiquette, polite behavior and courteousness. ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2018-01-14
  • Driving Workplace Civility Through Trust And Respect
    Let’s consider the quality of workplace relationships today. Gallup’s employee engagement data reveals that 85% of workers are either somewhat engaged or actively disengaged at work. TinyPulse ... Three Steps To Workplace Civility Three steps have ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2018-01-11
  • Google’s discrimination against conservatives is just the beginning for corporate America
    Google is of course disproportionately male, but even disproportionately male organizations can commit unlawful acts of discrimination depending on the measures taken to diversify the workplace ... the worst sorts of behavior. This phenomenon isn't ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2018-01-11
  • The Generational Differences In How We Talk About #MeToo
    sexual harassment and what is just bad dating etiquette. I worry about how far we are going ... Even if it's not sexual assault, I think we need to know...this type of sexual behavior is unethical." There are bigger conversations to be had than "old ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2018-01-10
  • Is this the death of the workplace relationship?
    According to a 2017 study from The Knot, more than 10% of couples say they met at work. In the "Mad Men" days ... few employees think to question their own behavior on the front end. They instead wait until something like a Harvey Weinstein scandal ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2018-01-09
  • Is this the death of the workplace relationship?
    many workers are rethinking their relationships and interactions at work. According to Joyce van Curen, a retired HR director and member of the dignity panel at the Society of Human Resources Management, few employees think to question their own behavior ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2018-01-09
  • James Damore’s Lawsuit Exposes Google’s Culture of Ignorant Intolerance
    At the same time that Googlers crack down on standard conservative speech, mock white men, and deride whiteness, they exhibit a remarkable level of tolerance for unusual behavior ... measures taken to diversify the workplace. Claiming a desire to diversify ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2018-01-09
  • Lawmakers discuss respect in the workplace
    An example of the type of behavior that everyone should be ... day of the session over the last several years. “Civility one year, it may be ethics the next, this year was about respectful workplace,” Bedke said. An issue many of those on both sides ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2018-01-09
  • How Netflix’s “Lovesick” Became The Best Romantic Comedy Of The Last Decade
    The best romantic comedy of the last decade or so is around nine hours long, and has been hiding in plain sight behind a thin veneer of chlamydia, Point Break reenactments, and surprisingly poignant musical choices. The premise must have appeared shaky as ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2018-01-05