Respect & Sensitivity Training 2.0

Is your organization dealing with or trying to prevent rude, disrespectful behaviors?

The Connecting With Respect program has been used by leaders and HR professionals in the world’s most recognized organizations to help create enduring cultures of respect and civility. Much more impactful than traditional sensitivity training, our science-based curriculum provides your people with both the “why” and the “how” for co-creating a work environment that everyone is proud to be a part of.

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Respect & Sensitivity Training 2.0

Respect & Sensitivity Training 2.0

Learning Objectives

Respect & Sensitivity Training 2.0

  • Explains the impact that stereotypes triggered by gender, race, age, or disability can have on our actions and decisions

  • Helps participants recognize what respect should look (and feel) like within their workplace
  • Identifies behaviors that support both personal and organizational values
  • Identifies how the brain reacts to disrespectful behaviors while damaging morale and productivity

  • Teaches specific tools for changing disrespectful behavior patterns
  • Links our capacity for respecting others to our respect of self
  • Explores the role that attitudes play in promoting respectful workplaces
  • Provides frameworks for designing a respectful workplace plan of action

Modern Sensitivity Training
for Employees & Leaders

From assistants to senior executives, our sensitivity training programs are designed to teach employees of all levels how to empathize, respect, and appreciate coworkers with varied backgrounds. Unlike traditional sensitivity training, we teach more than just tolerance. At Legacy Business Cultures, we use principles of neuroscience to show employees where disrespectful behaviors originate from, and how those behaviors can be corrected.

We offer our training program in a variety of learning formats to meet the needs of your organization

We have trained over 500,000 people on 5 continents in 30 different languages since 1997.


According to a report by McKinsey, companies in the top quartile for gender diversity on executive teams are

more likely to have above-average profitability

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What is Connecting With Respect?

CWR is an interactive learning program suitable for managers, individual contributors, and (especially) senior leaders. Most importantly, it leads to improved workplace attitudes and behaviors quickly.

Based on research from the fields of neuroscience, psychology and organizational effectiveness, it provides your team members with a proven toolkit for anchoring respect for people as a core cultural competency in your organization.

Customizable curriculum to fit your organization’s needs

Designed for flexibility in both duration and content depth, this program can easily be customized to support a broad range of cultural initiatives, audiences and outcomes. Just as importantly, its modular design and minimal AV requirements support effective delivery for a variety of work schedules and meeting spaces. It can even be facilitated virtually!

Whether you use one of our expert facilitators or have your own staff certified through our train-the-trainer process, Connecting with Respect workplace respect training will deliver powerful, culture-enhancing results for years to come.

Why invest in Respectful Workplace Training for your organization?

According to a study published in the Harvard Business Review, employees who are the target of disrespectful behavior in the workplace experience the following:

  • 48% intentionally decreased their work effort
  • 47% intentionally decreased the time spent at work
  • 38% intentionally decreased the quality of their work
  • 80% lost work time worrying about the incident
  • 63% lost work time avoiding the offender
  • 66% said that their performance declined
  • 78% said that their commitment to the organization declined
  • 12% said that they left their job because of the uncivil treatment
  • 25% admitted to taking their frustration out on customers

Even one toxic employee can be damaging. Can you afford not to invest in creating a more respectful culture for your organization?

Speak with us to learn more about how we can help your organization to save lost time and money dealing with a toxic workplace culture that can lead to issues of poor work performance, low productivity and high employee turnover

Highest rated, most experienced trainers in the industry

All of our expert instructors, curriculum designers, and speakers have real-world experience and average over 25 years of professional practice in their fields.

Some organizations who have made Connecting With Respect a part of their organizational culture

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Paul, just another thank you for an amazing day yesterday. I’ve heard nothing but positive comments from our staff – many saying that the Legacy Respect training was the best workshop they have attended. I look forward to future work together and possibilities.

Respect & sensitivity, University of Missouri

Are you ready to increase your organization’s resiliency, collaboration and effectiveness?

Experience Connecting With Respect first-hand by attending one of our upcoming public workshops.
For a complete list of upcoming Connecting With Respect workshops, visit our Events Calendar.

Or call us at 888-892-0300 to schedule a consultation.