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    Names CAN hurt – the art of verbal self-defense

    by  • January 18, 2013 • Blog, Portfolio • 0 Comments

    by M.C. Parker Chronic mistreatment the hallmark of verbal, emotional and psychological abuse “Ha-ha!” Nelson gleefully taunts on favorite animated TV show The Simpsons. Remember those classic schoolyard chants like “Nyah, nyah, nyah, nyah, nyah – Mary is a four-eyes,” or “Jimmy is a fatso”? When classmates call each other names, as all children are...

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    Your basic rights and how to deal with bullies

    by  • May 11, 2012 • Blog, Portfolio • 0 Comments

    by M.C. Parker Bullying seems to be endemic to the workplace. I kept running into it – especially in the corporate world. I needed to understand why I kept facing this issue, and find more productive ways to deal with it. The most constructive advice I found came from a book by Jane Middleton-Moz and...

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