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|February 7, 2019|No Comments

How to increase workplace civility

Sometimes the ideas of “respect” and “civility” can seem like fuzzy concepts, especially compared to the concrete operational goals that employers have to keep in mind each day.

However, when respect and civility are missing from any place of employment, the consequences are very real and very damaging.

If you’re just beginning the journey of cultural change at your workplace, you might not know where to start. However, it’s not …

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|January 31, 2019|No Comments

In-Person Training Tips

In recent years, digital technology has transformed the world of employee training.

Organizations can quickly give employees on-demand access to hours and hours of educational videos and materials. Communication about training topics (and about pretty much anything else) has become much simpler and easier thanks to smart personal devices and apps.

These tools make it easy for employees go through their training programs on their own schedules and at their …

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|January 24, 2019|No Comments

It’s relatively easy to get everyone nodding in agreement in a classroom setting, but a lot harder to achieve real, lasting behavior change – especially when it comes to workplace civility.

People learn best when they can experience what they’re being taught. You can’t just hear about it. It has to be modeled and put into context. You have to role play the scenarios and the training has to be …

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|January 18, 2019|No Comments

January 15th was Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday — he would have been 90 — and as the upcoming holiday celebrating the man and his achievements approaches, I’m reminded of something he once said that is a driving force behind what we’re all hoping to accomplish in the workplace:

“Morality cannot be legislated, but behavior can be regulated.”

ELI’s offices will be closed on Monday in honor of Dr. …

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|January 17, 2019|One Comment

Biggest Misconceptions About Diversity Training … and What You Should Do About It

The best workplace leaders know that diversity is much more than a buzzword.

It’s not something that should be approached primarily from a branding standpoint, or simply regarded with trepidation as a potential liability.

Workforce diversity is an advantage. It paves the way for an organization to make the best hires, and it helps build teams that are more creative, adaptable and productive.

The first step that many leaders get …

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|January 10, 2019|No Comments

Top 8 New Year’s Resolutions for HR Managers

If you work as an HR manager, you have many ideas about what you’d like to see in your workforce. You want your company to be a welcoming place, with employees who respect each other and call out bad behavior. You probably see the potential to get there and spend many hours trying to make it happen.

Regardless of whether you subscribe to the practice of New Year’s Resolutions, annual

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|January 3, 2019|No Comments

ELI’s blog provides a variety of helpful resources that address uncivil behavior and offers ideas for you to consider when cultivating a healthy environment in the workplace. As we kick-off a new year, here’s a countdown of ELI’s Top 5 Blog Posts for 2018:

5. Four Simple Guidelines for Men Afraid of #MeToo

How should men conduct themselves in today’s workplace? It’s a question I’ve heard gradually bubbling up as …

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