165 Drama in the workplace with Patti Perez part 2


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“In order to build a rewarding employee experience, you need to understand what matters to your people.” -- Julie Bevacqua

How good are you at reading the room? Do you consider yourself to be a Workplace Meteorologist, someone who is able to read the temperature? Or do you need a little assistance to see the writing on the wall?

When working with those in an already heightened emotional state, it is important to have self-awareness and realize when you are being triggered. Defensiveness begets defensiveness.

On part two of two, Patti Perez from Persuasion Point Inc and the Drama Free Workplace Podcast joins us to talk about her experience with drama in the workplace and her insights after 20 years of workplace investigations.

What you’ll hear on today’s episode:

  • Conflict in the workplace
  • What a Workplace Meteorologist is
  • How context can impact situations
  • Over-sharers
  • Healthy workplace cultures
  • Subconscious complicit bias
  • What HR is

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164: Drama in the workplace with Patti Perez, part 1


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