Empowerment

The Future of Work is Here - Now Suck It Up, Leaders, and Let's Do This

The Future of Work is Here – Now Suck It Up, Leaders, and Let’s Do This

You’ve heard it’s coming. You’ve heard there are changes on the horizon and the old guard speaks of it with dread. Okay, that’s a bit dramatic, but you have probably noticed that the world of…

5 Signs Your Boss Isn't Toxic With Sara Baker(2)

5 Signs Your Boss Isn’t Toxic

Are you working in a toxic environment? If so, it’s time to take a step back and assess the situation. In this video, we’ll go over five indicators of a healthy team – when your…

Quiet Quitting Is on the Rise—Here’s What You Need to Know

If you’re not familiar with the term “quiet quitting,” it’s time to get acquainted. Quiet quitting is the new trend where people are NOT actually quitting, but are doing their best during their work hours…

6 Ways to Support Quiet Quitting by Creating a Healthy Work Environment

6 Ways to Support Quiet Quitting by Creating a Healthy Work Environment

Quiet quitting might not be what you think it is. It doesn’t mean that people are performing below expectations. In fact, quiet quitters can easily be our highest performers. It doesn’t mean people are standing…

What is Quietly Quitting? A Revolution against a Culture of Toxic Workplaces

What is Quiet Quitting? A Revolution against a Culture of Toxic Workplaces

And just like that, the revolution against toxic work cultures begins! Quiet quitting is a new term that has popped up and you might be wondering what the hub bub is all about. If you’re…

Quietly Quitting

What is Quietly Quitting? The New Trend That’s Raising Eyebrows

Have you heard of quietly quitting, the trending social media campaign that’s encouraging employees to stand up to hustle culture and toxic work cultures? The quietly quitting campaign, which began on TikTok, is based on…

Women in Leadership 10 Tips for Overcoming Challenges and Discrimination

Strong Women in Leadership: 10 Tips for Overcoming Challenges and Discrimination

“That’s not how we expect women to act in leadership meetings.” That’s how my boss tried to explain that I needed to stop being so vocal in meetings with the CEO. I was shocked. I…

8 Steps to Leverage a Positive Mindset to Avoid Being Overly Self-Critical

8 Steps to Leverage a Positive Mindset to Avoid Being Overly Self-Critical

Do you find yourself being way too self-critical? Do you beat yourself up over every little mistake or mishap? If so, you’re definitely not alone. A lot of us are way too hard on ourselves,…

How to Establish Boundaries in a Toxic Workplace

How to Establish Boundaries in a Toxic Workplace

Sara Baker, the author of Toxic Workplace Survival Guide, reads excerpts from her book and discusses the importance of establishing boundaries and why it is so hard for us to do.

9-Easy-Leadership-Quick-Wins-You-Should-Implement-Immediately

9 Easy Leadership Quick Wins You Should Implement Immediately

No question being a leader can be tricky. But there are some easy leadership quick wins you can implement immediately to help make the job a little easier. What is a quick win strategy? It’s…

7 Easy Steps to Make An Intentional Change to Be a Better You

Are you looking to make a change in your life? Whether you want to be a better leader, a more effective communicator, or just learn how to be happier, making an intentional change can help…

10 Things I Hate About Toxic Leaders (And What To Do Instead)

10 Things I Hate About Toxic Leaders (And What To Do Instead)

To be an effective leader, you don’t need to have a specific personality type or set of skills. You just need to avoid these 10 common characteristics that may make people think you are a…

Toxic Work Environment: What It Is, Why It’s Harmful and How to Deal With It

Toxic Work Environment: What It Is, Why It’s Harmful and How to Deal With It

What is a toxic work environment? You may be wondering what that is. Simply put, it is an environment in which workers are subjected to harmful conditions. This can include anything from verbal abuse to…

Self Love: 8 Ways Women in Leadership Can Practice the Art of Loving Thyself

Self Love: 8 Ways Women in Leadership Can Practice the Art of Loving Thyself

In today’s world, few things are more important than the ability to love oneself. Whether you are an entrepreneur, a business leader, or simply a person striving for success, self love is an essential ingredient…

Self-Talk for Women in Leadership How to Use Positive Affirmations to Encourage Yourself

Self-Talk for Women in Leadership: How to Use Positive Affirmations to Encourage Yourself

How to use affirmations to encourage yourself as a woman in leadership. Self-talk is incredibly important for anyone striving for success. And for women, it can be especially helpful to have empowering phrases to recite…

Creating Psychological Safety at Work: 3 Keys to a Toxic-Free Workplace

Creating Psychological Safety at Work: 3 Keys to a Toxic-Free Workplace

What is psychological safety? It’s a question that many people are asking lately, as stories of toxic workplaces continue to make the headlines. Psychological safety is a term that was coined by Harvard Business School…

6 Leadership Hacks for New Managers to Engage Your Team

Being a new manager can be a daunting task. You are suddenly responsible for a team of people, and you may feel like you are not ready for the challenge. However, leadership is not a…

Video: 5 Signs Your Workplace is Toxic

5 Signs Your Workplace is Toxic

Five Signs Your Workplace is Toxic video transcript: This video will show you the 5 most common symptoms of a toxic workplace. Hi, my name is Sara Baker and I’m going to be showing you…

10 Ways to Engage Your Team By Creating Purpose in Work

10 Ways to Engage Your Team By Creating Purpose in Work

There’s no denying that everyone wants to feel like their work is purposeful. We all want to know that what we’re doing is making a difference in the world, even if it’s just in a…

7 Life Lessons to Help You Become a Better Leader

7 Life Lessons to Help You Become a Better Leader

Leadership is not a position or rank that someone is given–it is a quality that is developed. And while there are many different life lessons that can help you become a better leader, here are…

Definitive Guide to 9 Leadership Styles & How to Develop Your Leadership Style

9 Common Leadership Styles & How to Develop Your Own Leadership Style

Do you know what your leadership style is? If not, don’t worry – you’re not alone. Many people don’t understand the different leadership styles out there, and they struggle to identify which one they are…

3 Biggest Mistakes New Managers Make and How to Avoid Them

3 Biggest Mistakes New Managers Make and How to Avoid Them

Being a new manager can be daunting. You suddenly have a team of people looking to you for leadership and direction. It can be tempting to assume that your team doesn’t need any help and…

What Are the Qualities of a Good Leader vs Bad Leader?

What Are the Qualities of a Good Leader vs Bad Leader?

What makes a good leader? This is a question that has been asked throughout history, and there are many answers to it. Some say that good leaders are born, not made. Others say that anyone…

Toxic Workplace Survival Guide Book

Survive a Toxic Work Environment: 15 Strategies to Help You Cope or Quit

Do you feel stressed out and overwhelmed because of a toxic work environment? Is your day spent dealing with toxic people, processes, or, even a toxic work culture? Is it time for you show yourself…

PACED Leadership and How You Can Use It

The 5 Actions of PACED Leadership and How Can You Use Them

We are in the middle of a leadership reformation. Leaders around the world are realizing that the traditional ways of leading no longer work. The old style of top-down leadership is being replaced with a…

6 Tips to Stop an Employee’s Toxic Behavior

You’re a leader of a team and you have an employee who is exhibiting toxic behavior. You know you need to take action and address it, but you don’t know where to start. If you…

7 Transformational Tips for Eliminating Toxicity in a Toxic Work Environment

7 Transformational Tips for Eliminating Toxicity in a Toxic Work Environment

Imagine you are the manager of a team that has been experiencing toxic behaviors from one of its members. Maybe this person is constantly undermining your authority, yelling at others, or refusing to comply with…

10 Ways Leaders Can Use Empathy to Improve a Toxic Workplace

10 Ways Leaders Can Use Empathy to Improve a Toxic Workplace

Imagine that you are the leader of a toxic work environment. You have been trying to reduce the negative behaviors and toxic culture, but it seems like nothing is working. You feel overwhelmed and frustrated.…