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…

Professional Dress Codes Reveal a Sad Truth About 21st Century Gender Bias

Though gender equality in the workplace is at a historical peak, with women earning 93% of what men make and a higher percentage of women holding four-year college degrees than men, complete equality still evades women. Appearance plays a large role in how women are perceived, and women are held to stricter standards than men.…

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…