Stop Spending Time With Toxic People

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The people around you rarely have a neutral effect on you — they either facilitate your accomplishments or undermine them.

Matthew Fritz‘s insight:

#ToxicCulture kills organizations from the inside out. Find it, see it, eradicate it. If you are in the unfortunate position of seeing it above you, then you have a rare opportunity to "Lead up!" It’s not easy–and I don’t profess for having a failure-proof recipe for such a situation–but you owe it to yourself and your Team to see a way through to a better side.

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Matthew Fritz is a leader and mentor in the field of complex organizational change, emotional intelligence, and organization strategy. A successful DoD senior-acquisition program manager and test leader, Matt has earned documented success in the areas of test and evaluation, assessment, technology development and flight operations. He has specialized experience in cost, schedule and performance management and is an active duty Field-Grade Officer with command-experience in the United States Air Force. Matt is also a certified acquisition professional, as well as a certified Emotional Intelligence Trainer/Practitioner. He is the Author of an instructional book entitled, “Leveraging Your LinkedIn Profile for Success” and actively blogs with other military leaders at, as well as his personal blog at He and his wife, Stacy, enjoy life with their daughter and son in New Mexico.

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