Award winning bestseller on combating workplace bullying, de-toxifying from a campaign and recovering your self-confidence and self-belief.
'This is a remarkable resource, full of useful advice on a very serious topic.' Joy Orpen, Sunday Independent (Ireland)
'This is a brilliant, insightful guide .... essential reading for everyone.' Professor Donal MacIntyre, Investigative Journalist and Broadcaster
"Workplace bullying is about power: the bully wants to remove power from you and keep that control for themselves... The good news is: you have much more influence in a bullying dynamic than you realise."
Workplace bullying can be a toxic experience. It can lead to plummeting self-esteem, destroy your self-confidence, and impair your ability to perform. But the good news is there is no need for expensive and risky legal action - which you might not even win - or a stressful formal complaint. You don't have to leave your job either. Discover how to protect yourself from grooming and bullying. Learn how to defend yourself at the time of an attack. Re-gain your self-confidence and self-esteem following the devastation of bullying.
This practical guide includes real-life examples and proven strategies which will stop bullying in its tracks. It is packed full of tactics, insight and empathy which will benefit you if you have experienced workplace bullying, or if you are concerned that you may be targeted in the future. It includes how to:
- Recognise and defeat bullying behaviour simply and straightforwardly.
- Understand the bullying dynamic, and learn how to alter it in your favour.
- Respond effectively to a range of bullying tactics including slander, gossip, rage, lies and innuendo.
- Defend yourself when your performance is questioned as part of a bullying campaign.
- Respond effectively when a bullying team member opposes your authority on principle.
- ...and much more.
“[This] is definitely a title to be aware of should you or anyone you know be unfortunate enough to have experienced bullying in the workplace.” Simon Toseland, Safety and Health Practitioner Magazine
Aryanne Oade has worked as a chartered psychologist for over twenty five years. She coaches clients to recover from the debilitating effects of workplace bullying, and to re-discover their energy and enthusiasm. She is the bestselling author of six books. www.oadeassociates.com