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, 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.