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Combat Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and PTSD as a Result of Workplace Bullying…Is There a Difference?

Combat Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and PTSD as a Result of Workplace Bullying...Is There a Difference?

        Written by:  Ron Watkins CMC President of Mountain Sky Consulting December 22, 2014 During my presentations to professional organizations I’m frequently asked, “Is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) caused by bullies the same as PTSD experienced by combat service veterans?”  Unfortunately, the answer […]

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Conflict Resolution With Bullies

Reading Time: 4 1/2 minutes What Targets Can Expect When Confronting Bullies When making speaking engagements to professional organizations about Organizational Bullying…A Silent Epidemic, I’m often asked, “What is the best way to confront a bully in the workplace?”  My response, unfortunately, is, “It depends on a […]

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Workplace Bullying Continues To Be A National Epidemic In Corporate World

PRESS RELEASE – WORKPLACE BULLYING HAS BECOME A QUIET NATIONAL EPIDEMIC  Story Tag Line: “National Surveys Reveal Workplace Bullying Goes Unchecked” Date: Aug.28, 2013 Ron Watkins Organizational Behavior Phone: 828-508-9140 www.organizationalbullies.com Email: ron@mskyconsult.com                                                                       Word Count:   Approx. 560 Most Companies Have No Idea of the High Costs Associated […]

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The “No Asshole Rule”

No, I’m Not Trying To Be Crude or Offensive! I’m sure it’s safe to say that during our careers, we have encountered people in the workplace that have elicited a feeling in us of, “wow, what an asshole” as the person turns his/her back and stomps away. […]

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You Can’t Send A Duck To Eagle School

Personality Traits of Leadership Not long ago a client was sharing with me her frustration with regards to management training. She was faced with spending approximately $5,000 – $7,000 to send one of her directors to The Center For Creative Leadership for management training. Her frustration and […]

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The “Darkside”of Personality

I’m sure most everyone remembers the warning made famous in the Star War episodes. The word “darkside” was adopted by researchers in I/O Psychology approximately fifteen years ago when referring to a self-distructing personality. It is this self-destructive behavior that derails careers in management. Personality disorders are […]

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Sacred Cows Make The Best Burgers

The definition of a “Sacred Cow” as it relates to business is: An outmoded belief, assumption, practice, policy, system, or strategy, generally invisible that inhibits change and prevents responsiveness to new opportunities. Herds of sacred cows graze on profits and can choke off productivity. They trample creative, […]

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