Innovations Training With a Can-Do Attitude
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Gail Pursell Elliott, "The Dignity and Respect Lady"©, is a motivational speaker, author, human resources and training consultant, and founder of Innovations "Training With a Can-Do Attitude" TM, located in central Iowa, USA. First published in 1970, she is a Mensan who is the author of business, motivational, and inspirational articles, poetry, the weekly column "Food for Thought", the 2003 book School Mobbing and Emotional Abuse: See It, Stop It, Prevent It with Dignity and Respect, and co-author of the 1999 book Mobbing: Emotional Abuse in the American Workplace. Additional titles include, Be True to You; Food for Thought Anthology; and My Job Is .. Bridging the Gap between the Spiritual and the Bottom Line. Gail has over 25 years of professional experience in administration, recruitment, training, and motivation. Operating from the basic premise that all people want and have the right to be treated with dignity and respect no exceptions, she travels nationally to conduct staff and supervisory training for both profit and not-for-profit organizations in the areas of respectful work environment, civility and ethics, communication and building trust, staff retention, motivation, reward and recognition, professional development and human relations topics, and a 'see it, stop it, prevent it' approach to emotional abuse in schools and workplaces. She designs sessions upon request to address specific needs and timely issues, and is a featured speaker at conferences, as well as a sought-after media expert on workplace and school violence. Gail has been a guest on such programs as MSNBCs Deborah Norville Tonight, ABC World News NOW television programs and the Workplace Violence Today program on talk radio and has consulted as an expert witness. In addition to her contracted work with businesses, organizations, schools, and her ongoing writing projects, Gail offers personal consulting by phone for targets of workplace mobbing. She is founder and moderator of the online support group "Survive and Thrive" and a co-moderator of both the U.S. based "Nineveh" support group and the U.K. based "Bully On Line" support group, founded by the late Tim Field.