Could a Bully Destroy Your Business Sale? [Podcast]

by Jul 29, 2019Podcast0 comments

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A toxic culture can hurt the sale of a business, and that’s why Bill Black from Exit Coach Radio invited me to his show. We discussed culture, harassment prevention training, creating a safe environment for people to speak up, and tips for building civility in virtual teams.

If you’re interested in listening, click here. And if you know any small business owners, you might want to help them out and forward this email along.

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About Catherine Mattice Zundel

Catherine Mattice Zundel, MA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP is President of consulting and training firm, Civility Partners, and has been successfully providing programs in workplace bullying and building positive workplaces since 2007. Her clients include Fortune 500’s, the military, several universities and hospitals, government agencies, small businesses and nonprofits. She has published in a variety of trade magazines and has appeared several times on NPR, FOX, NBC, and ABC as an expert, as well as in USA Today, Inc Magazine, Huffington Post, Entrepreneur Magazine, and more. Catherine is Past-President of the Association for Talent Development (ATD), San Diego Chapter and teaches at National University. In his book foreword, Ken Blanchard called her book, BACK OFF! Your Kick-Ass Guide to Ending Bullying at Work, “the most comprehensive and valuable handbook on the topic.” She recently released a second book entitled, SEEKING CIVILITY: How Leaders, Managers and HR Can Create a Workplace Free of Bullying.

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