This week is ‘Anti-Bullying week in the UK. A week of action, raising awareness and togetherness to address a challenge which in many ways impacts us all. Bullying in any form has, if unchallenged, the potential to poison any school, workplace or other setting where relationships support performance. The Scottish anti-bullying organisation Respect Me defines… Continue reading Get the relationships right, watch the magic happen
There are people in your lifeWho've come and goneThey let you downYou know they've hurt your prideYou better put it all behind you baby'Cause life goes onYou keep carryin' that angerIt'll eat you up inside baby ‘The Heart of the Matter’, Don Henley “The beautiful song “The Heart of the Matter” is about forgiveness, one of… Continue reading Forgiveness…….
Reactive management of sexual harassment is common, according to the Australian Human Rights Commission, whose National Inquiry into Sexual Harassment in Australian Workplaces reported in March: “Current approaches to preventing and responding to sexual harassment in workplaces are inadequate. They typically focus on policies that prohibit sexual harassment and complaint mechanisms for workers to report it. They… Continue reading Tackling harassment in the workplace needs organisations to think and act differently.
Dealing with disclosure How would you react? NOTE - This blog addresses the reality of sexual violence and a potential for a friend, colleague or family member to disclose abuse to you. Violence and abuse are something that we all need to be aware of. It is an issue that does impact negatively on the workplace.… Continue reading Don’t be a bystander. Be a friend…….
One day a generation will lead a population. In his song “Waiting on the World to Change” US singer songwriter John Mayer uses this line to communicate a truth. OK, he uses the word rule as opposed to lead. I don’t like the word rule and think lead fits better. All of us have been… Continue reading The Final Word – Leading the conversation