How to Tame a Bully

Improve your skills in working with people who are preventing progress (intentionally or unintentionally), and discover and practice solid, repeatable, time-honored techniques for recognizing and managing difficult behaviors – even in yourself.

How to Tame a Bully – Overview:

This class focuses on relationship-building and maintenance when it comes to common difficult behaviors in the workplace, and what to do about them. Targeted for anyone who, from time to time, must work with people who appear to be set on making life difficult, participants will learn how to prepare and anticipate the difficult behavior and how to stop it on the spot in order to keep things moving. Discover and practice solid, repeatable, time-honored techniques for working effectively with individuals who (intentionally or unintentionally) interfere with the work we’re trying to do.

Using real-life scenarios as well as animated skill-practice, this engaging class helps participants improve their skills in dealing with the difficult behaviors that sometimes disrupt our work environment.  Whether you’ve got a challenging personality in a meeting, or someone standing in the way of getting your work done, you’ll learn proven strategies for overcoming the obstacles and making the conversation (and yourself) more productive, and you’ll be more prepared for future interactions.

How to Tame a Bully – Objectives: 

By attending this course, participants will:

  • Identify various difficult behaviors that may occur in meetings, during decision-making, and in daily office interactions
  • Gain strategies and techniques for getting your work back on track while maintaining healthy business relationships