We want to provide our employees with a safe workplace where mutual respect is a given.
One bright vice president told me that when she had one-on-one meetings with her boss, he would stare at her the whole time, trying to break her.
From scathing put-downs to pointed words like, “Really? I experienced aggression in meetings when I was a young speechwriter as part of a PR team of bright professionals.
Despite the talent in the room, our boss attacked everyone who spoke.
It was difficult for her to keep her train of thought.
Aggression can also include inappropriate sexual comments or even sexual advances.