38 minutes | Jun 10th 2019

Speaking Up About Harassment and Bullying in the Workplace with Lauren Rikleen [193]

Sexual harassment and bullying in the workplace occur more frequently than one would think. For many lawyers who find themselves victims of sexual harassment and assault, it can be difficult to speak up or seek the necessary help, especially in the workplace. They suffer in silence out of fear that speaking up will cause too much damage to their careers or that their reports won’t be taken seriously. Joining me to shed light on sexual harassment, bullying, and what law firms should be doing to end workplace harassment is Lauren Rikleen, Founder and President of the Rikleen Institute for Strategic Leadership.  She is the author of the new book:  The Shield of Silence: How Power Perpetuates a Culture of Harassment and Bullying in the Workplace. Lauren speaks, trains, and consults on a variety of issues relating to workplace culture including women’s leadership and retention, unconscious bias, multi-generational teams, and negative workplace conduct including sexual harassment. Resources and Contact Information: Lauren's books www.rikleeninstitute.com lrikleen@rikleeninstitute.com A huge thank you goes to our show sponsor: Abby Connect, the live receptionist service loved by small businesses.  Get your 2-week free trial and $95 off your first month at http://abbyconnect.com/genwhy Thanks for Listening! If you enjoyed this episode, please share it with a friend who could benefit from listening to this particular episode. I appreciate it! If you haven't already, please don’t forget to subscribe to the GYL Podcast in Apple Podcasts, Stitcher Radio, or Spotify. That way, every time I prepare a new episode for you, it’ll automatically show up in your phone.
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