Dr. Gary Namie Workplace Bullying Institute

Gary Namie

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

His Journey

Gary talks about how at the age of 30 he changed his career from dentistry after a workplace bully devastated his wife’s career

Low Point

We go into detail about the time when his wife was terrorized by a workplace bully.

Aha Moment

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.

Lightning Round

Book Gary RecommendsOvercoming Mobbing: A Recovery Guide for Workplace Aggression and Bullying

Helpful Habit: Eating protein bars

Helpful Person: his dad, a man with no enemies and wife Ruth

Internet Resource: Common Dreams.org 

What’s Your Purpose: Give voice to those who can’t speak it for themselves

Where to follow Gary

Workplace Bullying Institute

Parting Words

Keep on keeping on.

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Derrick Duplessy

Executive Director at Duplessy Foundation
Derrick has coached 500+ executives in 10 years as an executive coach. He runs Duplessy Foundation which is dedicated to creating meaningful careers for everyone. He also hosts Purpose Rockstar, a daily show on iTunes where he shares the career stories of a variety of guests.

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