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

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  • Don’t Let This Happen to You: Whoopi Goldberg and Jeanine Pirro in Shouting Match During ‘The View’
    3. Create a culture of civility. Whatever your political leanings, you have likely noticed that political discourse these days is considerably less well-mannered than it used to be. You can change that--at least within your own workplace--by insisting that ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2018-07-21
  • When It Comes to Harassment, Workplace Silence Doesn’t Mean Everything Is OK
    In the last year, the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements have helped give a strong voice and support to those who've suffered sexual assault, harassment and bullying in workplaces ... workplaces around the globe. A 2018 study on sexual harassment and assault ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2018-07-20
  • Are your applicants ghosting you?
    The phenomenon may be learned behavior from when employers would ghost candidates. It may be that some candidates and employees believe its acceptable business etiquette ... they are disengaged at work and their workplace relationships are nil, then ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2018-07-19
  • Employers Are Clamping Down on the Office Romance in the #MeToo Era, But It Will Never Truly Die
    Likewise, she found that employees who observe more sexual behavior at work ... workplace romance seems like a dubious prospect, yet an out-and-out ban is not practical? The underlying message of top management must be that their workplace is one of ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2018-07-18
  • The 2 Types of Respect Leaders Must Show
    All of us would probably enjoy feeling more respected at work. In fact, employees rank respect as the most important leadership behavior. KRISTIE ROGERS: And yet they feel that their expectations of respect in the workplace — the vast majority of people ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2018-07-17
  • Never use these 8 phrases on Slack if you want to be taken seriously
    Though most people are used to the fast ways we communicate through texting and chats, learning what’s appropriate and inappropriate behavior in a digital workspace ... or how not busy you are at work. Beware of leaving a digital trail of your ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2018-07-17
  • The Dance of Communication with Massage Clients Can Be Painful—Or Wonderful
    According to business etiquette expert Lydia Ramsey ... A client may complain about stress at work while continually touching her right shoulder. She may speak of troubles in a relationship while placing her hand over her heart. These subtle but important ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2018-07-16
  • President Trump declares ‘very good start’ to Putin summit
    He says he's sure that he and Putin will meet again often in the future. 6:25 p.m. Russian President Vladimir ... their "special responsibility" for global stability. He said European countries shouldn't be worried about a possible U.S.-Russian ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2018-07-16
  • There Are Two Types of Respect. Lack One, And You’ll Hate Your Job
    And when you’re missing one type, it’s nearly impossible to feel valued at work, according to Kristie ... and it often promotes cutthroat, zero-sum behavior.” Understanding these nuances is key to creating a workplace that, ideally, is high in ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2018-07-16
  • Female Attorneys Can’t Take A Joke — Because At Law Firms, It’s Not One
    Back in the spring, I had the opportunity to speak with her at the Legal Inclusiveness & Diversity Conference in Denver, CO. Her detailed presentation at the diversity conference about millennial behavior and attitudes in the workplace was engaging and ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2018-07-13
  • Creating Impressions
    Going beyond the surface, the behavior suited to a passion to serve guests drives ... are also a part of an individual’s core personality reflecting on his actions at work. It is evident that both ‘Grooming’ as well as ‘Right Attitude’ are ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2018-07-12
  • Fed’s memo backs some rules in employee handbooks
    The rules that the NLRB will view as generally lawful include: • Civility rules prohibiting rude, condescending and socially unacceptable behavior and prohibiting ... to combat harassment and bullying in the workplace. • Rules prohibiting the ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2018-07-11
  • Want to Chat with Your Colleagues? Don’t Work in an Open Office
    While previous research has tested employee satisfaction with open offices (and often found it lacking), this is one of the first studies to find an empirical way to measure how open offices can change social behavior at work. The open office trend ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2018-07-11
  • The Below Deck Med Crew May Need to Read These Workplace Romance Tips to Steer Clear of Choppy Waters
    According to Winter, public office — or boat — kisses have crossed over into the “don’ts” section of traditional workplace dating etiquette. Winter warns that prudence and restraint is key when entering into a dalliance with a coworker ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2018-07-11
  • A Boomer Defends Millennials
    Look at the changing workplace as your personal opportunity to evolve, as well. Try to understand the perspectives of your co-workers, whatever generation they belong to. No generation has a monopoly on good ideas, workplace etiquette, or knowledge of what ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2018-07-10