Tag: toxic positivity

Toxic Positivity

Can positivity really be “toxic”? Isn’t toxic positivity a bit of an oxymoron? Not if you ask some employees. Lighten Up on The Lightness Years ago, the stereotypical boss was a strict authoritarian, quick to yell and criticize. Partially as a negative reaction to this management style, Corporate America developed a business dialect of sanitized, […]

Avoiding Toxic Positivity Is Positively Good for Business

Toxic positivity is harmful to employees and businesses. It is a misguided attempt to reassure employees that can have far-reaching negative impacts. Learning about what toxic positivity is and how to avoid it in the workplace can create a better work environment, which leads to better business performance and results.