When we talk about violence in the workplace, it’s usually when something has gone wrong. We hear a lot about individuals who don’t quite fit in. Who were loners in the workplace. Who maybe didn’t get their projects done, or always complained to the boss. Who everyone gossiped about.

The truth is, violence in the workplace usually doesn’t happen overnight. A toxic workplace is built on words- and how we use them.

Check out the video below for my thoughts on nonviolent communication in the workplace.

After you’ve checked out the video, won’t you head down to the comments section? We want to hear from you! What are you doing to reduce a toxic culture in your workplace?

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