Series on Combating Manipulative Behavior

147 Blame-Shifting

I don’t have to attend every argument I am invited to…Unknown Manipulative people have an arsenal of tactics they will use against you. Blame-Shifting is one of the big ones. When it is used by a boss or co-worker, it can create a toxic environment quickly, one that, if the manipulator isn’t stopped, will only…

153 One thing Bosses need to combat manipulation

Manipulative toxic behavior is on the rise. There are studies, books, blogs, and podcasts full of information about the trend, but without this one thing, all the information and skills you consume wont work.

161 Restore – Essential Boundaries For Bosses

“Boundaries are a part of self-care. They are healthy, normal, and necessary.”  Doreen Virtue  Do you ever feel like you’re being taken advantage of? A coworker, boss, or even a friend asks more and more of you. It could be anything from your time, work product, or even your attention that they seek and when…

167 Self-care as a form of bullying? with Stacy Fisher

“I do not think that word means what you think it means” The princess bride. The term “self care” has joined the ranks of other terms that have been watered down, co-opted, or re-defined to the point that it means nothing. I have noticed a concerning trend with self care, it has been used to…