Category: Workplace Communication

Seven Emotional Safety Techniques

Emotional triggers can get in the way of healthy and respectful communications. These 7 emotional safety techniques have helped to reduce stress and improve relationships for people as young as 2 and as old as 102 of many different cultures from all over the world.


Speaking Up About Putdowns

Don’t know what to say when someone makes a hurtful remark? Here are some words to say – and how to persist in the face of defensive reactions- in speaking up about putdowns towards yourself and others.


STOP THE BUS! Bullying of Older Bus Monitor Shows What Needs To Change

Watching the video of school bus monitor Karen Klein being cruelly bullied by four boys makes me want to stand up and shout, ‘STOP THE BUS!’ Parents and teachers need to teach kids how to recognize destructive behavior, resist peer pressure, speak up when they see someone acting unsafely, and get help. School staff, including bus monitors and playground supervisors, need training and support to stop kids from engaging in bullying of anyone in the moment.


“Mean” Adults?? – Five Kidpower Skills to Address Adult-to-Adult Bullying

We receive complaints from all over the world about adults being bullied by other adults. Here are just a few of countless examples: “My colleague scowls when I come into our office and tries to sabotage any idea I come up with by making up stories about me.” “My boss speaks to me in a […]


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