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Digital Workplace Conference NZ - Fear and Toxicity in the Workplace


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Fear and toxicity are words that have no place in meetings, the workplace or our lives. Everyone wants to be appreciated and respected for the contributions made to our jobs, careers, and organizations. Join Heather Newman, Microsoft MVP, Content Panda as she talks through the whys of bad workplace behavior and how to kick them out with practical examples and guidance. Attendees will learn how to identify the qualities of a fear-based workplace and how to move to a trust-based workplace. The session will dive into the lizard brain, impostor syndrome and the art of re-framing with tips and tricks to take back to your organization. Diversity, inclusion, intersectionality, and belonging starts with individuals working to identify fear and toxic behavior. This action leads to more collaboration and creativity that empowers everyone to be their best selves, as well as encourages employee’s best work and helps companies achieve their technology dreams with more velocity. Attendees will learn how to identify fear-based and toxic behavior in the workplace, how to address this behavior and how to move towards a more trust-based work environment.

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Digital Workplace Conference NZ - Fear and Toxicity in the Workplace

  2. 2. Tweet this Talk @heddanewman @contentpanda @SPSNashville #SPSNashville Heather Newman
  3. 3. Identification of your workplace A fear-based workplace is a place where fear is the predominant energy. A healthy workplace is one where trust is the predominant energy. @heddanewman
  4. 4. Ourselves (Fear) Toxicity Impostor Syndrome Lizard Brain Doubt Language CYAs Gossip @heddanewman
  5. 5. Fear n. an unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that someone or something is dangerous, likely to cause pain, or a threat. @heddanewman
  6. 6. Toxicity n. Poisonous. an extremely harsh, malicious, or harmful quality @heddanewman
  7. 7. Impostor syndrome is a psychological pattern in which people doubt their accomplishments and have a persistent, often internalized fear of being exposed as a "fraud". @heddanewman
  8. 8. The lizard brain is the wee part of your brain responsible for fear, anger and negativity. It is the flight or fight trigger. @heddanewman
  9. 9. Doubt language is using words that lead to uncertainty or to lead something to believe that something may not be true. @heddanewman
  10. 10. Cover you’re a$s Emails why we write them and how we can stop @heddanewman
  11. 11. Gossip and stories that are not yours to tell. @heddanewman
  12. 12. Ourselves (start with why) Dare greatly Moments & sparks The power of story @heddanewman
  13. 13. Focus on the “Why” Not on the “What” @heddanewman
  14. 14. @heddanewman
  15. 15. Moments and sparks are mini and macro and to be paid attention to. @heddanewman
  16. 16. Sharing our stories with each other is the most powerful way we heal ourselves and the world @heddanewman
  17. 17. Are not just the right thing to do. It is the way we all should be running “things” globally @heddanewman
  18. 18. @heddanewman
  19. 19. Diversity is the range of human differences, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, social class, physical ability or attributes, religious or ethical values system, national origin, and political beliefs. @heddanewman
  20. 20. Belonging is what allows people to feel like they can be their authentic selves without fear of different treatment or punishment. @heddanewman
  21. 21. Diversity and Inclusion Community Toolkit GitHub: DiversityAndInclusionToolkit
  22. 22. Heather Newman CMO, Co-Founder, Maven, Speaker, Human in Tech Podcast: Writing: @heddanewman
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