NHS North East Leadership Academy

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Antidotes for Toxic Behaviours Masterclass

Date: 12 February 2020

Time: 09:30 AM to 04:30 PM

Duration: 7 hours

Venue: The Durham Centre | Belmont Industrial Estate | Durham DH1 1TN | United Kingdom


Change and Service Improvement

Leadership Dimensions:

Antidotes for Toxic Behaviours Masterclass

The only thing good people need to do for toxicity to thrive in the workplace is nothing

In this workshop you will learn how to deal with the toxic behaviours of manipulation, domination, intimidation and isolation, and discover solutions to combating those behaviours.

You will learn the following:

  • Leadership simplified
  • Toxic leadership vs authentic leadership and levels of engagement
  • Antidotes
  • Confront reality
  • Talk straight
  • Remain transparent
  • Be consistently assertive
  • Leaving toxicity unchallenged. What happens? (research-based evidence)
  • Having a standard of authenticity. What happens? (research-based evidence)

You should attend this course if you are:

  • Preparing to give a series of tough messages at work
  • About to embark on a discussion about poor performance
  • About to go through a redundancy programme
  • Uncomfortable about giving bad news
  • About to announce a programme of change
  • Interested in learning about key techniques that can be used when giving difficult messages