3 Ways to Heal Colleague Relationships in a Toxic Workplace Environment

At a recent mentoring event, a young woman approached me for advice about the challenges she faced in the workplace. On a daily basis, she had to work alongside someone who was “toxic” — abrasive, negative, and generally difficult to work with. In fact, the situation was so challenging that she felt compelled to leave the company entirely. My response? Toxic people are everywhere. Workplace toxicity, and our experience of it, is omnipresent even at the most high-minded companies. A recent...