This is a topic that we, too often, shy away from, for one reason or another. Yet, when you have worked so hard to build/contribute to a productive environment with strong and positive culture, toxicity can still erase all of your efforts in a mere five minutes.
Liz Ryan writes for the Huffington Post, Business Week, LinkedIn, the Harvard Business Review, the Denver Post, and Forbes.com. She leads the worldwide Human Workplace movement to reinvent work for people. Whether you are curious if your environment includes toxicity, if you are, indeed, the toxicity, or know this article is one a friend must read, take a glance at this article from Liz Ryan.