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

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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • OURS: County correct to restore security funding
    It is a sad state of affairs when front-line Pennington County employees are concerned about safety at the workplace. Yet ... Their concerns and the abusive behavior of some local residents came to light after the commission approved cutting the $72,869 ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2018-01-03
  • Could 2018 Be the Year of the Gentleman?
    There is still value in highlighting behavior that serves the public good rather than ... heighten the temptation to wallow in rakish misbehavior. But, still, what if civility and self-control were actually the norm? We know to expect a backlash—hello, ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2018-01-03
  • Ray Hull: The art and impact of civility and respect in the workplace
    Chris Edmonds in Forbes Community Voice, 62 percent of employees had been treated rudely at work at least once a month ... discuss the nature of respect and civility in the workplace rather than waiting until bad behavior is obvious and then meet to ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2017-12-28
  • Was America once a Christian nation?
    Originally, laws that governed personal behavior were under states’ jurisdiction ... The free fruition of such liberties and privileges as humanity, civility and CHRISTIANITY call for.” MASSACHUSETTS – sixth to ratify the U.S. Constitution, stated ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2017-12-27
  • More Companies See the Benefits of Dogs in the Office
    When the digital-marketing company needed more space, he moved to an available building on Route 10 and brought the canine crew — four were in the office the day BusinessWest visited — with him. “For me, it was the convenience of not leaving my dog ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2017-12-26
  • A Week In Brooklyn, NY, On A $150,000 Salary
    We're seven people in total and the conversation spans Scientology, travel snafus, Burning Man, moonshine, tipping etiquette, and the Singularity ... in no way encourages illegal activity or harmful behavior. The first step to getting your financial ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2017-12-26
  • In wake of Matt Lauer’s firing, NBC reportedly cracks down on hugging, asks employees to tell on each other
    Now, amid questions surrounding what the network knew about Lauer's conduct and when, NBC has reportedly instituted strict new rules governing workplace behavior ... painfully specific guidelines on hugging etiquette, however, are a welcome change. ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2017-12-26
  • Sexual-Harassment Training Gets a Revamp
    Teri Barros recently rewrote the sexual-harassment training program she uses at her company to add some colorful examples. She didn’t have to look very far. She ticks off several big names in entertainment, politics and media whose alleged sexual ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2017-12-19
  • Sexual harassment training: What works?
    That’s not a knowledge problem; that’s a behavior problem.” Here are evidence-based ideas for how to create a workplace culture that rejects ... about the way they talk about women.” Encourage civility: One problem with traditional training ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2017-12-18
  • Candidate to Stefanik: ‘Where are you now?’
    “As a congresswoman, you have the responsibility to hold all elected officials to the highest standard of respect and civility. This is the time to ... “She said people ought to stand up to that behavior. I did, I spoke out immediately. ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2017-12-18
  • The President Plays With Matches and the Whole World Burns
    Once again the country watches in horror as firefighters struggle to contain blazes of historic voracity -- as we watched only a couple of months ago when at least 250 wildfires spread across the counties north of ... not in the Middle East at least. ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2017-12-18