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AOL’s Outing of ‘Distressed Babies’ Raises Questions About Medical Privacy
When AOL’s CEO told a company town hall gathering that two “distressed babies”  cost the company $1 million each in medical expenses, he ignited a national controversy and raised questions about employers’ access to workers’ medical records.

Workplace Rudeness: Put a Cork in It!
Rudeness and incivility in the workplace are like secondhand smoke, permeating the atmosphere and causing damage to others beyond the immediate target, says Christine Porath, who for nearly 20 years has studied the behavior and consulted and collaborated with organizations around the world to learn more about its costs.

How to Handle Difficult Conversations
Some workplace conversations are just hard to have.Like telling two of three applicants for a promotion that they won’t be getting one. Or speaking frankly about how unproductive your company’s meetings are. Asking three basic questions can strip challenging conversations of emotion and friction.

 

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