Becoming your own boss (& not a bully)
A Talk by Lívia Kovács (Brand Strategy & Marketing Management Consultant, Lívia Kovács Consulting)
About this Talk
How surviving, overcoming and challenging a bully work environment shaped my work ethic and set on a path of becoming my own boss.
- Recognising when women in position of power are their own worst enemies at work and what you can do about it
- How the lack of gender loyalty is hurting culture, company and your brand
- Importance of mentorship, sponsorship, allyship, culture
Facts Related To This Presentation
The Workplace Bullying Institute found women bully other women up to 80% of the time. In fact, studies have shown that women who report to women experience a greater frequency of bullying, abuse and job sabotage. Women make much nastier office bullies than men, says psychologist Dr. Gary Namie, co-founder of the Institute.
A decade ago, a workplace survey found that occupational harassment was four times more prevalent than sexual harassment and racial discrimination.
A study* from the University of Arizona found that women in the workplace experienced more “uncivility” from women than men in position of power. * Further Understanding Incivility in the Workplace: The Effects of Gender, Agency, and Communion - December 2017Journal of Applied Psychology 103(4) DOI: 10.1037/apl0000289