What is a Respectful Workplace and How Do you Create One?

By | May 20th, 2015|Categories: Our Favorite Posts, Respectful Workplace|Tags: , , , |

The trend toward increased diversity in the American workforce isn’t good or bad, it’s just the way it is and the way it will be in the future. What will allow organizations to engage their diverse workforces and thrive amidst this demographic shift is simple. RESPECT.

Guidelines for Building a Healthy Self-Esteem

By | May 15th, 2015|Categories: Our Favorite Posts, Respectful Workplace|Tags: |

Being able and willing to look back at childhood challenges through the eyes of an adult has been a tremendous vehicle for my own personal growth over the past 10 years. In no area has this been truer than the subject of self-esteem. Building healthy self-esteem takes time, but can be done by consistently following a few guidelines.

10 Actions You Can Focus on to Influence Culture of Respect, Civility in your Workplace

By | March 13th, 2015|Categories: Our Favorite Posts, Respectful Workplace|Tags: , |

Imagine a work environment where all communications and interactions were conducted in a civil and respectful manner. Co-workers and customers would be treated respectfully on a consistent basis. There would be no place for harassment, discrimination, bullying, workplace violence, unethical actions, or other disrespectful and potentially illegal behaviors.

5 Tips to Make Your Next Employee Performance Appraisal More Respectful

By | March 3rd, 2015|Categories: Our Favorite Posts, Respectful Workplace|Tags: , |

Ideally, the goal of your employee performance appraisals is to give employees feedback, direction and development so they can be their best. But in many cases, performance appraisals demoralize and discourage employees rather than engage and inspire them. Here are some tips to help make your next employee performance appraisal more respectful.

How To Transform Your Workplace Culture From Toxic to Terrific

By | February 4th, 2015|Categories: Our Favorite Posts, Respectful Workplace|Tags: , |

No one sets out to create a toxic environment. Yet when a workplace culture evolves on its own with little attention given to relationships and employees aren’t held accountable for rudeness or disrespect, the mood at any organization can turn poisonous. The results: loss of productivity, low morale, increased absenteeism and high turnover. Don’t miss the signs. Is your workplace in danger?

Does Your Workplace REALLY Need Sensitivity Training?

By | December 16th, 2014|Categories: Our Favorite Posts, Respectful Workplace|Tags: , |

Here at Legacy Business Cultures we often receive inquiries from managers requesting sensitivity training for their employees. Typically, there has been an ‘incident’ – someone has called someone else a derogatory name or otherwise been disrespectful toward other employees. In some cases, this leads to an EEOC investigation and required intervention.