Building Respectful Workplace blog posts

Introducing The MIRROR Method Workbook

Today it seems, maybe more so than ever before, organizations need help creating healthy workplaces – places and spaces that respect, nurture and support each of us in achieving our full potential.   In my first book, The MIRROR Method: How to...

There is NO Such Thing as “Good” Workplace Gossip: Weighing in on the Current Discussion

The headline of a recent CBC article states “Did you hear? Gossiping with coworkers can be a good thing” (November 7, 2016, cbc.ca).  The article indicates that “Too much gossip can be highly toxic in a workplace, damaging relationships between...

The Week After the US Election: Revisiting the Foundation of Workplace Civility and Respect

The morning after the US election, I drove – admittedly on auto-pilot – to the first of several sessions I recently delivered on workplace respect and civility. I wondered to myself how I was going to “show up” as my usual “positive and practical”...

Observations of Respectful Treatment in the Workplace

Interesting article in the Globe which resonates with my observations of respectful treatment in the workplace (or the lack of it - often in epidemic proportions). Find article here: Forget the gender pay gap. The class gap is much bigger Without...

A “Friendly Reminder” on Anti-Bullying Day: Let’s Sweat the Small Stuff

Today, many organizations are hosting events and hanging banners to recognize and “honour” Anti-Bullying Day. As someone who works passionately to build respectful workplaces, I applaud the efforts being made to bring awareness to the destructive...

"Glass Half Empty or Half Full"? It’s A Matter of Perspective

Everywhere we go, if we look closely enough, we learn about respect.   Even on the exercise mat. The other day, I was at our local gym at the same time as a seniors’ exercise class.  We were all on the mat together. Within the first 10 minutes, an...

Human Resources "in the Mirror": Reflections and Resolutions

The following post was published in HRMA's HRVoice.org on January 19, 2015: I recently developed a six step “Mirror Method” to effectively monitor, review and remedy dysfunctional workplace behaviour. I call it the “Mirror Method” because I...

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How To Avoid These Three Common Myths Regarding Workplace Harassment

No one said being a modern workplace leader would be easy. And from what I’m seeing on the frontlines with my clients, there are three, commonly held...

The MIRROR Method

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