When I was a kid, I hated seeing other kids bullied. I’d run at the bully with my arms out-stretched or head lowered ram-like to shove the bully away from his target. Then I’d run away as fast as possible to avoid revenge.
As I’ve matured and gained experience as a mediator and conflict engagement specialist, I’ve learned other (more useful) ways of dealing with people and their bully behaviors. Here are five tips to help you when bullying behaviors threaten your work group.