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Paul Meshanko interviewed about navigating organizational change

By |August 5th, 2019|Categories: News, Respectful Workplace|Tags: |

Paul Meshanko recently presented at SHRM 2019 in Las Vegas Learn "Six Great Mind Hacks for Helping Your Organization Navigate Change" about strategies to lessen the negative effect of unconscious biases, both cognitive and implicit, on decision-making and interactions with professional peers. Afterwards, he was interviewed and discussed the following topics

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Scared and Excited

By |July 9th, 2019|Categories: News|

As many of you have heard by now, I have taken on a new role at Legacy Business Cultures. I am now the CEO and majority owner. It’s scary and exciting at the same time. It’s scary because my husband, best friend and partner has built an incredibly successful business and I don’t want to mess it up.  It’s also scary because he trusts me with one of the most important things in his life – company that he built from scratch – and I don’t want to let him down with this…or in life period.

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Wise Women: Rethinking Our Sources of Inspiration

By |February 2nd, 2018|Categories: Respectful Workplace|Tags: , |

For almost 20 years, Legacy Business Cultures has proudly sent our “Coffee and Keynote” inspirational quotes every weekday morning to thousands of online subscribers. Last year alone, we sent out over 2 million individual messages sharing wisdom of the ages on leadership, teamwork, personal effectiveness and respect to readers around the world. So I have to admit that I was caught completely off guard on morning when one of our subscribers sent us a rather pointed email message stating that she was very upset with the quotations and was considering unsubscribing from the service.

Legacy Business Cultures Launches New Anti-Harassment Training Program

By |November 29th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |

Legacy Business Cultures (LBC), a global provider of leadership and staff training, organizational surveys and e-learning is pleased to announce its newest program, Safe Spaces: Recognizing and Preventing Harassment in the Workplace.

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4 Steps for Putting More Muscle Behind Harassment Training

By |November 22nd, 2017|Categories: Respectful Workplace|Tags: , |

Let’s face it. We’re in a different place than we were just a few months ago when it comes to both the substance and emotions surrounding the topic of sexual harassment. As in other situations, a new landscape requires a new strategy. In this case, it also requires a stronger sense of urgency to address the topic of harassment training head-on and in a meaningful, comprehensive fashion. Here are 4 important guidelines they may help your organization.

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Sexual Harassment – Using the “What would my Southern Mama think?” Test

By |November 15th, 2017|Categories: Respectful Workplace|Tags: |

As women (and in some cases men), the majority of us have been there — the unwanted sexual advances, texts, calls, touches, and jokes in the workplace. I have listed my do's and don’ts for men and women in the workplace. I've added a bit of humor to help the advice go down a little easier. In my opinion, “What would my Southern Mama think?” is the best tool to combat sexual harassment in the workplace!

Why your company needs a Code of Cooperation and how to create one

By |October 30th, 2017|Categories: Respectful Workplace|Tags: |

A Code of Cooperation is a document created by people who work together to encourage an emotionally healthy work environment. It accomplishes this by formally establishing common behavioral expectations that can be supported by all. Codes of Cooperation may articulate both behaviors which a group wishes to encourage as well as those to be avoided. They should be created with input from all group members and are most effective when embraced and supported by everyone.

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Breaking Through Bias to Build Inclusion

By |August 15th, 2017|Categories: Respectful Workplace|Tags: |

Unconscious bias is a part of our evolutionary nature. However, it can have many negative effects when it leads to exclusionary behavior within organizations. The following article discusses why biases occur and reveals how we can break through them in order to promote and receive the benefits of more inclusive workplace cultures.

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