Interview: Workplace bullying with Gary Namie
Dr. Gary Namie is the head on Workplace Bullying institute who started after his wife’s career was ruined by a bully. He’s been featured on shows such as the NBC’s Today Show and Good Morning America. We talk in detail about his experience as an expert witness for the Jonathan Martin and Richie Incognito case.
Below is a summary of our interview:
No person is immune to ridicule – Mark Twain
Gary talks about how at the age of 30 he changed his career from dentistry after a workplace bully devastated his wife’s career
We go into detail about the time when his wife was terrorized by a workplace bully.
Gary talks about deciding to dedicate his life to workplace bullying once people responded to a hotline he and his wife Ruth created for workplace bullying victims.
Gary’s work now
We chat about in detail about the situation with Jonathan Martin and Richie Incognito situation for the NFL’s Miami Dolphins. Gary was Jonathan Martin’s advisor and expert witness in addition to advising Ted Wells’s report on the incident.
What’s exciting Gary now
Getting the Healthy Workplace Bill, a law introduced in 26 states to get passed. It will be first law to penalize people for workplace bullying.
Book Gary Recommends: Overcoming Mobbing: A Recovery Guide for Workplace Aggression and Bullying
Helpful Habit: Eating protein bars
Internet Resource: Common Dreams.org
What’s Your Purpose: Give voice to those who can’t speak it for themselves
Where to follow Gary
Keep on keeping on.
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