Episode 51 – Dealing with difficult work situations with Dr. Tanya Hewitt

Most of us have had to deal with challenging work situations such as microaggressions, aggressions, harassment and others. In this episode, Dr. Tanya Hewitt provides insight and tools to equip us to better handle those situations. Tanya is the Founder and CEO of Beyond Safety Compliance and specializes in helping organizations become better, more effective work places. She has a PhD in Population Health and Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Physics – What a great combination!

Episode Notes

Music used in the podcast: Higher Up, Silverman Sound Studio

Acronyms, Definitions & Fact Check

Microaggressions – a term used for brief and commonplace daily verbal, behavioral or environmental slights, whether intentional or unintentional, that communicate hostile, derogatory, or negative attitudes toward stigmatized or culturally marginalized groups. (wikipedia)

Aggressions – hostile or violent behavior or attitudes toward another; readiness to attack or confront. (Oxford Languages)

Harassment – aggressive pressure or intimidation

Johari Window – a technique that helps people better understand their relationship with themselves and others. It was created by psychologists Joseph Luft (1916–2014) and Harrington Ingham (1916–1995) in 1955, and is used primarily in self-help groups and corporate settings as a heuristic exercise. (Wikipedia)

Beyond Safety and Compliance Website: https://beyondsafetycompliance.ca

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