Episode 026: Catherine Mattice


Tackling Abrasive Leadership and Making Way for a Positive Workplace

with Catherine Mattice, Founder and CEO at Civility Partners

Leader friends, we are so excited to welcome Catherine Mattice to the Everyday Leader Podcast.

Catherine has devoted her career and business to creating workplace cultures where bad behaviors are replaced with positive ones and all employees are comfortable, respected and can thrive. I know, rainbows and lollipops. But seriously, this girl means business!

She has dug in deep on understanding workplace bullies and the environments around them. In today’s episode, we discuss how to tackle these difficult scenarios and move past the terrible environment and culture that is created in the wake.

Please help me welcome Catherine Mattice to the Everyday Leader Podcast for what is bound to be a most educational episode!

Check out the episode below:

Highlights of this episode include:

  • The prevalence and negative impacts of workplace bullying
  • Insights into the reasons and risk factors
  • How culture change can help the company move forward in positive ways, and
  • Tips for leaders to create a positive work environment
  • … and SO. MUCH. MORE!

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Catherine Mattice

Catherine Mattice is the founder and CEO of Civility Partners, and delivers services in consulting, training and coaching. She became interested in solving the problem of toxic work environments after working in one herself as the Director of HR. She spent all of grad school studying the topic, and started Civility Partners immediately after graduation in 2009. Since then, Civility Partners has served a vast array of clients.

Catherine has written three books, one of which Ken Blanchard called, “the most comprehensive and valuable handbook on the topic” of workplace bullying, and has been cited in such media outlets as Forbes.com, Inc Magazine, Entrepreneur, and USA Today. She’s also appeared as a guest on such venues as NPR and CNN.

Catherine is Past-President of the Association for Talent Development (ATD), San Diego Chapter, and is active in the International Association for Workplace Bullying & Harassment (IAWBH). She is also one of the four founding members of the National Workplace Bullying Coalition, a nonprofit organization focused on ending workplace bullying through education, conversation and legislation. Catherine also taught communication courses in college for ten years.