Here are the main ideas that this interactive program on TOXIC WORKERS/PRODUCTIVE RELATIONSHIPS will cover, with examples, anecdotes, and intersting statistics to make for a memorable program: 1. How do you recognize and deal with a toxic worker? 2. What is a productive relationship? 3. The #1 way to cultivate more productive relationships. 4. How do you make time for work and business relationships when you're already so busy working and with family obligations? 5. How do you deal with workplace bullies and 3 other negative types you might encounter? 6. What is a "workship" and why is it the most productive relationship at work and in business? 7. Seeking out the positive relationships that will help you to succeed; networking so it works. Sociologist, speaker, and coach Jan Yager has been studying workplace relationships for more than two decades. She is the award-winning author of Business Protocol (Wiley); Making Your Office Work for You (Doubleday);Who's That Sitting at Your Desk? (Hannacroix Creek); and "Productive Relationships: 57 Strategies for Building Stronger Business Connections" (Hannacroix Creek). Her books have been translated into numerous languages including Spanish, Russian, simplified and complex Chinese, Portuguese, French, Vietnamese, Japanese, and Korean. Her workplace and relationship insights and quizzes or excerpts from her books are used in presentations by other speakers. Dr. Yager is often interviewed by print, online, and broadcast media about her areas of expertise including TODAY SHOW, GOOD MORNING AMERICA, CNN, OPRAH, THE VIEW, CBS THIS MORNING, WALL STREET JOURNAL, USA TODAY, NEW YORK TIMES, FORBES.COM, etc.