Dealing with a Toxic Workplace
Strategies, survival and recovery
In this session we will be exploring and discussing strategies to deal with toxic work environments. The do's and don'ts of maintaining your dignity and your sanity. We will discuss the impact of stress in these situations and how to manage yourself (if you cannot exit this type of environment). Coping with adversity, building your resilience in this situation and finding the support you need to survive your current state of affairs.
In this session we will explore:
1. What fits the definition of a toxic workplace?
2. How to manage yourself in these challenging circumstances?
3. The emotional elements needed to survive
4. Building confidence and resilience in these situations
7. Dealing with the after effects of bullying at work - the long term toll
8. The impact of toxicity at work on your home life and relationships.
9. Q&A plus supportive and confidential discussion.
Now more than ever it is hard to just leave a position and move on, so we have to find ways to make it work for us and maintain not only our income but our mental health and relationships.
Anel is a multi-award winning former personal assistant with 15 years’ experience in the corporate world. She has been training assistants since 2009 and became a full time facilitator two years ago as demand for her programs grew.
She is well known for her fresh and dynamic approach and her ability to help employees understand the changing landscape of business and what will be required from them to stay relevant in the future. She held both CAP-OM and CMOP certifications and has a Business Management Diploma and studied Drama which makes her uniquely positioned to work with clients and makes her fun to watch.
She has worked with groups as large as 2000 from 24 different countries and truly has a global view, she has participated in events in New Zealand, Ghana, Kenya, Zanzibar, Malaysia, Singapore, France, United Kingdom and the United States. She has been exposed to delegates from all over the world, different accents, backgrounds and industries. Anel has also worked with several premium companies across the globe for in-house training interventions and performance coaching.
She is a qualified Results Based Coach who specializes in working with clients on time management, confidence and goals setting with great success. As a coach she is passionate about helping her clients create better lives and careers.
Anel is currently rated as one of the best trainers for assistants in the world by Executive Secretary Magazine and has appeared at all the top events for her industry.
StartContent Overview and Introduction (5:55)
StartOur current reality (2:32)
StartTraits of a Toxic Workplace (6:26)
PreviewWhy are assistants targets and what is the fallout (5:57)
StartAggressor awareness & formulating strategies (8:57)
StartManaging your mindset (3:59)
StartUnderstanding and managing your own stress (4:24)
StartFinding and using your reset button (2:29)
StartSupporting and protecting your mental health (3:19)
StartDocumenting events and engaging with HR (3:02)
StartWho should you confide in and understanding the impact on loved ones (2:42)
StartToxic environments often require difficult discussions - how to prepare (2:02)
StartFocusing on the future (3:17)
StartThe healing process (5:16)
StartTop tips and a final thought (6:58)