Toxic Negativity: Protect Your Office from Infection

Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 1pm ET           Duration: 90 minutes

Toxic negativity is an incredibly infectious condition. It often starts with one disgruntled or disengaged employee and, left untreated, becomes a wide-spread condition that undermines morale, destroys productivity and jeopardizes your reputation as an effective leader. But how can a manager identify and address something as vague as “negativity?” This webinar will provide specific strategies for combating negativity in your group and promoting more positive attitudes. (more details below)

* Approved for 1.5 recertification credit hour through HRCI & SHRM.


WHY ATTEND

When confronted with employees who complain, criticize, or try to stir up trouble, managers are often tempted to ignore it. But we all know that tolerating toxic negativity for too long is a recipe for disaster.

This program, featuring coaching expert Marie McIntyre, will equip managers and HR professionals with the tools they need to identify and address toxic negativity—and ensure a positive and productive work environment.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

By attending this session, you’ll learn:

  • Six signs that your office may be infected with negativity
  • The hidden costs of a chronic negativity problem
  • Diagnosing the cause: what makes some people so negative?
  • Employees from the dark side: whiners, complainers, critics, & pessimists
  • Active troublemakers: tattletales, gossips, bullies, & rabble-rousers
  • Seven effective weapons in the war against negativity
  • How you may actually be rewarding your employees’ negative behavior
  • The five-step Behavioral Coaching process that really makes an impact
  • How to re-engage resentful employees by flipping their “motivational switch”
  • Using the Team Turnaround process to “disinfect” an entire group
  • Termination: when removing the cause is the only cure
  • Recognizing systemic problems: thirteen signs of a toxic workplace
  • Strategies for saving your sanity in a toxic organization

                                ABOUT THE SPEAKER

                                Marie McIntyre is a workplace psychologist who operates an international career coaching business and the website www.yourofficecoach.com . She has written a workplace advice column, Your Office Coach, for thirteen years and is the author of two business books, Secrets to Winning at Office Politics and The Management Team Handbook.

                                Previously, Marie held management positions in both business and government, including Director of Human Resources in a Fortune 500 company. As a consultant, she has worked with a wide variety of organizations, including Cisco, The Home Depot, AT&T, Walgreens, Lockheed Martin, and the CDC.

                                Marie’s career advice has appeared in Fortune, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Canadian Business, and many other publications.

                                Certification

                                This program has been approved for 1.5 recertification credit hour(s) through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI) & Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

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                                Participation in the live webinar + Full MP4 Recording + Audio-only MP3 recording. (digital download)

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                                Live Recording

                                Live Only

                                Participation in the live upcoming webinar

                                Recording

                                Recording Only

                                Full MP4 recording of webinar, including Q&A (digital download).

                                Live and Recording

                                Live + Recording

                                Participation in the live webinar + Full MP4 Recording (digital download).

                                Event Package

                                Event Value Pack

                                Participation in the live webinar + Full MP4 Recording + Audio-only MP3 recording. (digital download)

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