Need to call out sexist or racist behavior? Here’s 5 tips to make it easier.

A few weeks ago I went to a thought-provoking workshop titled Diversity 2.0, and during one of the discussions the topic of how to ‘call-out’ those in positions of power came up. It can be incredibly uncomfortable to ‘call-out’ someone you know who’s being racist or sexist, but it’s also one of the most important…

How to Recognize and React to Work Place Bullying to Foster a Positive Work Environment

In addition to the demands typically expected in the workplace, some people also experience hostile behavior from colleagues or supervisors. This work place bullying can be a tremendous source of stress, leading to lowered job performance and worsened health. Bullied workers can suffer from anxiety, depression, musculoskeletal problems, post-traumatic stress disorder, and insomnia, and often require greater…

Do You Need to be More Assertive at Work? Ask Yourself These 3 Questions to Find Out.

One day, a few years ago, I was talking with my mom about what makes a good leader and she said that by her standards the most important trait is to be humble. She said… “Good leaders don’t care who gets the credit, they just care about getting things done.” And there are many times…