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Are You Contributing to a Toxic Workplace?
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1. You were a nicer person before you started working with your current team.

2. You don’t trust your colleagues and they have a hard time trusting you.
3. You view your coworkers as competition in relation to your goals.
4. To get ahead, you believe that “all is fair in love and war” and it is OK to push people aside.
5. You are often jealous of the attention your colleagues receive.
6. You sometimes have difficulty containing negative emotions about the performance of others.
7. You easily lose your temper at work.
8. You consistently take a negative view during group discussion.
9. When you are thanked for your work, you find it difficult to recognize team contributions.
10. You are quick to point out what other people do wrong.
11. You feel good when you get in the last word.
12. Your jokes and teasing are taken as a personal attack.
13. People are always very careful about what they say around you.
14. Your emails generate an undue amount of emotionally-charged reactions.
15. Conversations seem to end when you show up.

5 or less: You have a generally good attitude towards work and your colleagues.

6 or more: Your behaviours are contributing to a toxic work environment. Congratulations on being courageous enough to answer the questions honestly. Your recognition is part of the solution!

Don’t delay…get some coaching now! Talk to a trusted colleague, employee support services, or contact me.

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