17 safe phrases to bat-away a bully FAST, by Dr Flis

17 safe phrases to bat-away a bully FAST, by Dr Flis

A common (normal) human reaction to unexpected, unexplained aggression, abuse or disrespect is to either 1. freeze, 2. react emotionally (angrily), or 3. walk away. Unfortunately, deliberate workplace bullies often plan for these reactions, which is why many bullies use a very common tactic that I describe as The Switch Technique (described in detail here), to gain the upper hand (bully behaviour is about gaining power and control). Read up on this technique so you can quickly spot it and deal with it using one or more of these 17 expert phrases to safely bat-away workplace bullies (When using these phrases, choose one that you’re comfortable with. Recall That My First Rule is: Do No Harm To Yourself Or Others).

By Dr Felicity (Flis) Lawrence

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Are They A Bully, Or Just Having A Bad Day? Spotting The Difference by Dr Flis

Are They A Bully, Or Just Having A Bad Day? Spotting The Difference by Dr Flis

Quickly spotting the difference between a person who's having a bad day, and a workplace bully, can be critical - especially for your mental health, well-being and performance AND how you deal with the situation. Why? If you ignore a bully in the hopes that they'll go away or get bored, then beware - you will likely get burnt!

Why?

 

Because you can't ignore the bully in the hopes that they'll go away or get bored! The bully doesn't get bored, and doesn't go away. Instead, they escalate their toxic behaviour and make your life miserable!

Skill-up FAST & enroll in my free 1 hr eCourse 'How To Quickly Recognise And Control A Workplace Bully Without Getting Victimised'. Get the tactics that will help to change your life forever WITHOUT getting burnt in the process!

by Dr Flis Lawrence

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I'm being targeted by a workplace bully, what can I do now? How To Safely Beat Bully Behaviours At Work.

I'm being targeted by a workplace bully, what can I do now? How To Safely Beat Bully Behaviours At Work.

For those of you who have figured out that you're a target of a workplace bully and don't quite know what to do next, read this article because the questions posed here will help you decide what is best for YOU. And that's what I'm here to do - to create more options and opportunities for YOU when resolving negative workplace situations. Dr Flis

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