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  • Airline passengers should ask before they recline, Delta CEO says after seat-punching video
    "I think the proper thing to do is, if you're going to recline into somebody, that you ask if it's OK first and then you do it," he said on CNBC's "Squawk Box" after being asked about reclining etiquette. Bastian's comments come ... I’ve lost time at work, had to ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2020-02-15
  • Ask before you recline, Delta CEO says after seat-punching video
    The Delta chief's comments come after a viral video of an American Airlines passenger repeatedly punching the seat of a woman in front of him after she reclined. ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2020-02-14
  • WATCH: Video shows man repeatedly hitting woman’s seat on flight after she reclines
    He was angry that I reclined my seat and punched it about 9 times – HARD, at which point I began videoing him, and he resigned to this behavior. The other jackhole is the @AmericanAir ... 2020 Williams claims she has “lost time at work, had to visit a doctor, ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2020-02-14
  • Should You Ask Permission Before Reclining Your Airplane Seat?
    He was angry that I reclined my seat and punched it about 9 times – HARD, at which point I began videoing him, and he resigned to this behavior ... she "lost time at work, had to visit ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2020-02-14
  • Delta CEO On Airline Seat Controversy: People Should Ask To Recline
    In an appearance on CNBC’s “Squawk Box,” Ed Bastian talked about the proper reclining etiquette for airline travel. The issue arose after Wendi Williams tweeted a video of what happened after she reclined her seat during a flight from New Orleans to Charlotte, North Carolina, on American Airlines subsidiary American ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2020-02-14
  • Is reclining rude? Airline passenger’s video of man punching seat reignites debate
    It's an airplane etiquette debate that seemingly started the minute the Wright brothers completed ... Williams claimed that she has "lost time at work, had to visit a doctor, got x-rays, and have has horrible headaches for a week" due to the encounter. My name is Wendi Williams. It was ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2020-02-13
  • Woman Calls Out American Airlines Over Passenger Punching Her Reclined Seat
    pic.twitter.com/dHeUysrKTu Williams said the flight attendant reacted to the incident by telling the man that the seating was tight and then offering him a complimentary cocktail. She also said the flight attendant got mad at her for filming the encounter. When the FA came. She rolled her eyes at me ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2020-02-13
  • Airline Passenger Reignites Seat Reclining Debate After Viral Video Of Man “Punching” Seat
    He was angry that I reclined my seat and punched it about 9 times – HARD, at which point I began videoing him, and he resigned to this behavior. The other jackhole is the @AmericanAir ... and alleged the incident caused her significant pain. “I’ve lost time at work, had ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2020-02-13
  • CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Woman reclines on airplane, man hits her seat… repeatedly
    SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) – The airplane etiquette debate of 2020 – to recline or not to ... https://t.co/zRwy5JYr9s Williams claims she has “lost time at work, had to visit a doctor, got x-rays and have horrible headaches for a week” due to the incident. ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2020-02-13
  • Video shows man on plane hitting woman’s reclined seat. Cue dialogue on airspace etiquette.
    It’s scary bc it’s this the kind of injury that could do it in. I am grateful for the limited movement I still have and shouldn’t have had to endure the repeated blows #whiplash https://t.co/YB4Jbrl9kP Williams initially sparred with the airline on Twitter, quote-tweeting their response that instructed her to ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2020-02-13
  • WATCH: Video shows man hitting woman’s airplane seat after she reclines
    SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) – The airplane etiquette debate of 2020 – to recline or not to recline ... https://t.co/zRwy5JYr9s Williams claims she has “lost time at work, had to visit a doctor, got x-rays and have horrible headaches for a week” due to the incident. My name is Wendi Williams. ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2020-02-13
  • A woman shamed a man for punching her reclined airline seat. The Internet’s split on who’s in the wrong.
    “I’ve lost time at work, had to visit a doctor, got x-rays” and cited headaches for a week, she wrote. Reaction across social media has been split, with hundreds of users admonishing the male passenger’s behavior ... adding, “Basic etiquette.” As for the airline at the center of the incident, ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2020-02-13
  • How To Politely Tell Your S.O. That You Just Need To Be Left Alone
    Time to yourself (or “me time”) is extremely important for people in relationships ― arguably equally important to the health of long-term partnerships as date nights ... calmer and more ready than ever to give your full 100% to family life. Sure, every now and then, you need a day ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2020-02-13
  • UPDATE: Delta CEO comments on video of man punching airline passenger’s economy seat
    "I think the proper thing to do is, if you're going to recline into somebody, that you ask if it's OK first and then you do it," he said on CNBC's "Squawk Box" after being asked about reclining etiquette. Bastian's comments come ... I’ve lost time at work, had to ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2020-02-12
  • The Decency Code: The Leader’s Path to Building Integrity and Trust
    Now the author of that prescient bestseller has teamed up with Jim Lukaszewski, America’s Crisis Guru® to write the definitive guide to transforming or restoring your workplace into a showplace of honest, ethical behavior. Accountability, civility, compassion, empathy, honesty, humility, and principle: these are the seven characteristics ... read more
    Source: Speaker’s Bureau: Civility in the WorkplacePublished on 2020-02-09