Happy Holidays from the Civility Partners Team!

by Dec 28, 2023

As we approach the end of 2023, we can’t help but marvel at the journey we’ve embarked upon—a mosaic of challenges, successes, and shared experiences that have woven us together as a stronger, more resilient team.

As we gear up to bid farewell to this eventful year, we want to extend our holiday greetings to you and yours! Your trust in us has been the driving force behind our success and growth.


As you know (or if you don’t), we are an organizational development firm who works with clients to build positive work environments. Our services include executive coaching, corporate training, and large culture change projects. We help organizations with cultures of harassment, discrimination and bullying build up their employee engagement, performance management, management effectiveness, and more.

We were so busy this year that we went from a team of five to a team of fourteen! And, next year marks our 15th year in business. 


Our Services

Know what we do by taking a deeper dive into our services.


Climate Assessment

A climate assessment allows us to understand exactly what is happening in your organization so that we can work with you to fix it.

If there is something negatively affecting your employees, and in turn your business, we will figure it out.

Depending on your organization’s unique situation, we will ask questions around how people feel, what the root causes of conflict and dissension are, what the strengths and weakness of the organization are, and what they need to be happy and productive at work. We’ll have valuable information you can use to make a substantial impact on your organization.

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Coaching Abrasive Leaders

Our coaching is focused on helping the client understand their team’s perceptions of them and why those perceptions exist. Then we can work to develop strategies that will eliminate those negative perceptions.

Our coaching clients are usually high performers, extremely valuable to the organization, and highly intelligent. These are the very reasons the organization has allowed the behavior to continue. Our goal is to help the client be more effective than they already are by eliminating disruptive behavior.

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Culture Change Consulting

We use a step by step proprietary process developed over a decade of working with a variety of clients in an array of industries. Our program will help you reduce and even eliminate workplace bullying, discrimination and/or harassment, and more importantly, create a positive and inclusive workplace.

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Training Programs

Culture change is a journey that takes time. We pride ourselves on developing custom training that fits your organization’s needs. We include custom scenarios applicable to your workforce and incorporate your organization’s vision, mission and core values to reinforce your company culture.

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Keynote Speaking

Catherine is a subject matter expert in workplace bullying and has been researching, publishing, and speaking since 2005, when she began studying it in graduate school – due to her personal experience dealing with a bully. Her presentations are centered around creating a positive company culture and provide tangible strategies for attendees to implement in their workplace. 

Since every organization in every industry is driven by their employees, our message and mission are applicable across many fields. We have worked with universities, healthcare organizations, hotels, manufacturing centers, and many other industries to provide tangible tools for sustainable culture change. 

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Client Case Studies

While you’re at it, peek at our client case studies. They’re real stories about how we team up with our clients to make workplaces better. You’ll find out how we helped our clients in:

  • Coaching abrasive leaders in different industries
  • Turning disengaged workforce into an engaged one
  • Turning around a toxic and damaged workforce

And as a bonus, download our assessment, “Commitment to Building a Culture of Respect.” Based on your results, you will identify if you should get started on your plan for change. 

Wishing you and yours a joyous holiday season filled with warmth, laughter, and cherished moments.


Warm regards,

The Civility Partners Team

Civility is the platform for organizational success—it is absolutely necessary for an organization to reach its goals. Download our Ebook on Seeking Civility to learn more on how to create a workplace free of bullying and abusive conduct.


About Catherine Mattice

Catherine Mattice, 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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