Lara Currie is on a mission to transform the way we communicate with one another. The workplace doesn't have to be the source of conflict and discord. She'll teach you how to have open and honest communication with people, how to navigate conflict, and how to deal with the difficult "stuff" we all encounter in this ever increasingly defensive world. www.difficulthappens.com
Difficult can happen anywhere, so Lara is here to make sure you know exactly how to create positive communication, decrease defensiveness, and navigate the difficult that we all have to deal with in life, at home, and in the work environment so that you, your business, and your team, can save time, money and energy.
In the trenches of a toxic workplace with Jenn Trepeck
When starting out, you can be caught up in the excitement of the job or dynamic and excuse behaviors while in the moment. A little thing here, a little thing there, it is easy to miss all these little signs. But hindsight is 20/20 and eventually, you’ll see the writing on the wall.
Now it is becoming more important to recognize dysfunctional and toxic behaviors in the workplace.
Jenn Trepeck of “A Salad With A Side Of Fries” joins us to talk about working in an environment that turned toxic
10 Toxic Red Flags
Why would anyone work in a toxic environment?
A toxic workplace doesn’t crop up out of anywhere, it is created, moment by moment and action by action. Every day there are news stories about bosses and bad behavior and environments that became unbearable.
Have you ever wondered how these environments became so toxic and why people stay?
As it turns out, it is a slippery slope.
Some fields and environments can become stressful over time and others are inherently stressful fields.
One thing Bosses need to combat manipulation
What you’ll hear on today’s episode:
• What manipulation looks like
• How toxicity grows
• What personal development has to do with it
• What is self-esteem
• How to frow self-esteem
• Micro-boundary breaches
• The strength of boundaries
• What every toxic workplace has in common
The Challenge of Young Leaders with Shelby Moore
To be an impactful leader you need more than just good management techniques, you need good people skills.
Being aware of what motivates, encourages, fosters, and grows a productive team is something that is learned in the trenches of interaction - where leaders are born.
• Non-profit culture
• Young leadership
• Building consensus
• Succession planning
• Growing teams in stressful fields
• Firing employees
• Hiring staff
• How to respond to “I have boots older than you”
3 Secrets Every Leader Should Know
Like the old adage goes 'the definition of a dysfunctional family is more than one person".
When you work with a team of people the dynamics are a lot like that of a family, individuals can fall into patterns of behavior that impact the whole team.
What you'll hear:
• What is systems theory
• Small team dynamics
• Small business owners
• Why conflict-types are unique
• Button pushers
• 3 secrets turn into 5 (bonus!)
• What appreciation has to do with it
The Key to Success
What you’ll hear on today’s episode:
• What is a practice
• How a routine becomes a habit
• Patterns that humans crave
• The productivity myth
• What time of day does a practice work for you
• When a bad habit creeps into your schedule
• Tag me on Instagram with your practice
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Lara is a master at hosting the difficult conversation. She brings her passion for people together with her expertise to coach others through the important interactions to improve every situation. She knows how to break it all down into realistic stories that resonate with us all.
What you need to know about hiring millennials
Millennials are the largest part of the current workforce, some great insights to learn more about this generation and how to best utilize them in the workforce.