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Stop gossip and negativity through insight and understanding, to create a productive and positive workplace
High price of negativity
There is a high price to pay for negativity. High turnover, low productivity, wasted time and resources.
Negativity can be a habit, and like many habits we may not even realize we are engaging in negative behavior. Learn to spot and fix negative habits.
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How to deal with negativity and stop gossip. Get practical tools to stay productive & positive while working to create a positive workplace.
About April Callis Birchmeier
Organizational Change Management and Positive Workplace expert.
Popular speaker and workshop leader helping people and organizations create a productive positive workplace. Featured in Time Magazine, The New York Times and Yahoo Hot Jobs! Author of "Springboard to Success: Strategies to Keep Business Casual from Making Business...Casual." April uses Agile change management to help organizations and individuals prepare for and thrive through change.
$13 billion a year
Amount that could be saved in productivity with increased positivity annually, according to The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
A positive workplace means cost savings, reduced stress, and lower health care costs
The latest in companies showed an 8% increase in productivity
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Helpful information for Employers and Employees
Dealing with co-worker conflicts can be challenging, and we all come across them at least a few times during our professional careers. In an article for the Toronto Sun, David Tal provides advice for handling workplace disputes, writing, “You should bear in mind that most workplace drama stems from miscommunication, jealousy, and diverging views. That’s[…]
As we explored in a post earlier this week, giving effective feedback can be one of the most difficult challenges a manager faces. On the one hand, you want to be honest; on the other hand, you don’t want to distance your employee. In an article for Harvard Business Review, Emma Seppala writes, “Empathy at work[…]
Giving employees feedback is an important part of creating a productive work environment, but it can be difficult to find a balance between being efficient and encouraging. In a recent article for Business.com, a Business Psychologist, James Cummings, provides a framework for employee feedback. Cummings writes, “As a business psychologist with more than a decade[…]
A big part of Gossip Stoppers is learning to recognize and break our own bad habits which may have developed over time without our knowledge. One of these bad habits may be negative self talk, which can lead us to a spiral of negativity. In an article for The Globe and Mail, Bill Howatt, chief[…]