Written by Julie Silfverberg
“But I don’t think I’m a bully”
Put downs hurt
Your review could reflect the level of stress you are under. For some people when they are stressed they may treat members of staff (without meaning to or being aware of it) in ways in which they may be treating themselves internally – by being highly critical, judgemental and harsh and with unrealistic expectations. Or if the behaviour has been long standing, this may be your style which may have worked in the past or been overlooked.
Behaviour is just behaviour and it is usually supported by attitude. Like everything in this world attitudes can change as can behaviour. Are you open to becoming curious about yourself, your attitudes, your behaviours and the perceptions of others?
Just experiment now, if you were to do this how do you notice you are thinking of others?
Do you think:
Now looking at these thoughts what does it say about your attitude. Are you the kind of person you would like to work with or.................!
Julie Silfverberg has worked in the field of personal and professional development for more than 20 years. She works with a diverse and exciting group of people. Each with their own unique talents and potential.