This workshop focuses on psychological (emotional and mental) self-empowerment and self-defense techniques to thwart inappropriate behavior and/or victimization in and out of the workplace. Attendees will learn: ~ Ways people are socialized to cede their personal power and ignore their intuition. ~ How to set and communicate firm boundaries with people who make them uncomfortable or afraid (through inappropriate comments, jokes or physical contact). ~ How to release their fear of being considered “rude” or “bitchy.” ~ How to “fail” the predator interview and be labeled a bad target. ~ How to talk themselves out of uncomfortable situations by being clever. ~ When and how to report workplace incidents of inappropriate behavior. ~ The life-changing magic of taking full responsibility their lives and choices.