Difficult and Toxic People at Work!
Ouch. They are not often easy or not often kind to deal with.
However they are a fact of life. Regardless of it being a major personality difference, a personality disorder on their part, or other major issues learning to stay safe, happy and successful in the workplace is something we all deserve.
Dealing with people should be easy, right? Well not with some of us.
Dealing with difficult people or worse still toxic people can be a life altering challenge and exhausting.
In this program we explore some of the issues that we need to learn to deal with. Plus some thoughts on how to best manage those that are a challenge or toxic to deal with.
Our Relationship Culture
- What is it?
- Why is it important?
- What can you do about it?
- How does it matter?
Wired for Fear - Negativity is catching!
When have your experienced or witnessed a negative situation "take flight" and "catch fire" within a group?
What where the outcomes?
I know I have experienced several occasions when negativity took hold of a group. Michael Ballard
What occasions can you remember this has happened either to you or a group you interacted with?
Act or React: You're only human
Understand how your brain can be hijacked!
What can you do about?
Practise, Practise, Practise your responses to BIGStuff situations.
Creating and Nurturing: Your Balanced Adult Self
What are the key points in this lecture that ring true for you?
What will you do to acknowledge the key points you are ready to and the ones you need to consider a redo on?
What are your next steps?
The Professional Self
WARNING: Some work place sites can cause us to:
Then we pay the price. We do it for ourselves.
What is your sense of self?
What is your sense of self accomplishment
DO you have a job that pays money
Do you have a career that pays you and brings you a sense of fulfillment
Why do they matter?
Where do we start?
When to they matter?
What are the types of boundaries we discussed?
With who, where and when will you get started?
Who can you trust and can help you practise?
- When I first heard this I thought OH no!!!!! More granola and nuts stuff.
- Grounding exercises can help with our:
Then during my martial arts training, then more than one of my fitness coaches and a few very successful friends suggested I'd find it valuable I "jumped in" with both feet. Wow... what a powerful and insightful difference it made.
We know that dealing with people is not always easy. However at work learning to deal with difficult people or worse still toxic people can be a life altering challenge and exhausting; or once we master the basics and practise the process and skills we can increase the changes of finding the workplace more enjoyable and less stressful.
So, we've explored some of the issues that we need to learn to deal with difficult people. Also some thoughts on how to best manage those that are a challenge or toxic to deal with. We look forward to your feedback.
Find Your Self-Culture
This interview with Victoria helps you better understand:
Michael is interviewed by the Irene Becker the developer of the 3Q program series.
Michael Ballard has presented to audiences and consulted with groups from Bermuda to Singapore and coast to coast to coast in North America as an internationally renowned speaker. Thousands of people have deepened their personal and professional ability to thrive using the process and skills he teaches. In the process they've learned how to deal with life's BIG Stuff issues based on the expertise Michael enjoys sharing on resilience. He hopes you will, too!
Michael has appeared in close to 150 media interviews across North America on resiliency. He has also executive produced and hosted over 24 video interviews on those impacted by life’s BIGStuff events.
Michael learned quite a bit about thriving using resilience while facing adversity during his 7 year battle with three challenges to his life while fighting cancer, multiple treatments, setbacks and victories. He enjoys upbeat, serious, silly and insightful conversations over coffee, puns, biking, hiking, photography and snorkelling. Oh and volunteering where he works at stretching his comfort zones.
Michael joined Udemy in 2014. In late 2014, one of his business clients called him up to discuss challenges personally and professionally in dealing with health and relationship issues and in the process encouraged him to start to make online video and audio based programming.
Michael is very pleased and excited to know that his programming is impacting students in over 121 countries.
Kevin Faibish is a top of the line video, sound, lighting and editing professional.
A professional camera operator/video editor and collaborative team player that thrives on challenging projects involving all aspects of multi-media communications.
Interviews with an eye for framing, solid lighting skills and a impeccable sense of timing.
A positive attitude and ability to work well as part of a diverse team
The ability to produce quality photographic images
Victoria Lorient-Faibish MEd, RP, CCC, BCPP, RPE is a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) and a Certified Canadian Counsellor with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA). She is a Relationship Expert, Holistic Psychotherapist, Life Coach, author, speaker, and for 20 years and she has had a front seat chair, witnessing the metamorphosis of countless people who have moved past depression, anxiety with her proven protocols and techniques.
She has a Masters Degree in Educational Psychology, and has studied a plethora of energy psychology modalities.
Her influences include Buddhism, osteopathy, visualization, meditation, as well as modern and traditional psychotherapy which are the basis for her brand of holistic psychotherapy, that works with the mind, body and soul to effect monumental change in her clients’ lives!
Her new book, Find Your "Self-Culture: Moving Past Depression and Anxiety to Monumental Self-Acceptance is an opportunity for the reader to begin the journey of self-transformation.
Victoria has over 80 videos on her YouTube Channel (Ask Victoria) that have garnered over 500,000 views and counting as the hunger to find one’s "Self-Culture" continues to be a key for people who are on a quest for self-love and happiness.
Michael Ballard has presented to audiences and consulted with groups from Bermuda to Singapore and New Orleans to Vancouver as an internationally renowned speaker. Thousands of people have deepened their personal and professional ability to thrive using the process and skills he teaches. In the process they've learned how to deal with life's BIG Stuff issues based on the expertise Michael enjoys sharing on resilience. He hopes you will, too!
Michael has appeared in over 140 media interviews across North America on resiliency. He has also executive produced and hosted over 24 video interviews on those impacted by life’s BIG Stuff events. Plus students here in over 139 countries.
Michael learned quite a bit about thriving through resilience while facing adversity during his 7 year battle with three challenges to his life while fighting cancer, multiple treatments, setbacks and victories. He enjoys upbeat and insightful coffee, conversations, puns, biking, hiking, photography and snorkelling.
Michael joined Udemy in 2014. In late 2014, one of his coaching clients called him up to discuss personnel and workplace productivity issues and in the process encouraged him to start making video based programming.