This interview will illuminate interesting aspects related to ‘bad behaviour at work’ and provide insights and a few practical tools for creating respectful work environments. It will help listeners gain a better understanding and acquire proper ‘labels’ to many behaviours they may have experienced or observed in the workplace. For listeners who are in leadership, HR or Health and Safety roles, the interview will provide insights into some of the things they should be looking for, connect the dots between ‘bad behaviour’ and key organizational indicators and offer food for thought regarding steps they might want to implement.
Sharone Bar-David, president of her own consulting, a company that specializes in creating respectful work environments and in innovative solutions for turning around the behaviour of abrasive leaders. Over the past 21 years, Sharone has worked with over 25,000 people in a wide range of industries through training sessions, consulting, coaching and keynote speeches. In fact, she has been a well—received speaker at our IAPA regional and annual conference.
With a knack for telling it like it is, a dynamic set of analytical skills and a playful attitude, it took Sharone three distinct career routes to find her calling in consulting, training and coaching. Sharone’s career was launched working as a litigation lawyer overseas, to which she then added a Master’s in social work and a post-graduate fellowship in Family Therapy. She is a regular guest commentator for the Canadian HR Reporter magazine and an instructor with the prestigious Schulich School of Business Executive Education Centre. Her expertise in organizational change is featured in a book she has co-authored, Awakening the Workplace. She is also a member of the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers (CAPS) and the International Federation of Professional Speakers.