cost of bullying
June 7, 2016
I had to go back to work when my child was six weeks old. I was fortunate to be part of a workplace that was flexible enough to tolerate my expressing milk and leaving it in the fridge.
The University of Houston recently published a study that surveyed 859 women return...
June 5, 2016
Is this happening in your workplace?
The Workplace Bullying Project Team at Griffith University estimate that workplace bullying costs Australian business between $6 and $13 billion a year.
However, the hidden cost is in the health of workers. They experience:
May 4, 2016
"What we focus on grows and what we look for we will find."
If we focus on creating positive, safe and respectful workplaces there is no room for bullying behaviours and culture.
March 14, 2016
It's difficult to understand why anyone would want to make another feel worthless. It can happen in a myriad of ways:
Telling someone they’re stupid
Being critical of someone’s work publicly
Being impatient and doing someone’s work for them
October 6, 2015
Five things you can do to keep them safe.
Educate yourself about all social media platforms. Children are naturally curious and they will experiment. Make sure that you know what they are likely to be doing.
2. Communicate openly with your children. Talk to them...
September 28, 2015
Never share personal information on-line
Never send emails or msgs when you're angry or emotional
Never take explicit photos of yourself, no matter who asks
Always be polite and respectful when communicating on-line
Never share your password wit...
September 26, 2015
Do not respond
Take a screen shot
Block the contact/s from all your devices
Tell an adult you trust immediately
If you’re alone call Kid’s Helpline 1800 55 1800
Report the behaviour to the social media administrator
Ensure that your a...
You are braver, stronger and smarter than you think
Make a list of all your strengths
Don't allow haters to take your personal power
Even if you don't feel particularly confident, act as though you are
September 22, 2015
Let them know you care, and that they are not alone
Be there for them: offer support and check on them regularly
Do not contact the bully
Let them know that their fear is justified and encourage them to speak out
Remind them of their value, a...