Red Ink Behavior … the curse of the workplace

Based on a chapter of the best-selling book, Zapping Conflict in the Health Care Workplace (multiple re-orders from the Nurse Book Society), attendees will learn why there is a higher level of conflict in today’s health care workplace, what the contributing factors of Red Ink Behavior are; why there are unique differences in female dominated workplaces that enhances Red Ink Behavior; how to confront another who creates Red Ink Behavior.

In Zapping Conflict in the Health Care Workplace, Judith has identified over 50 behaviors that financially impact your unit, department, facility, organization, or association. When Red Ink Behaviors are in play, money is lost.


• Identify sources of and describe Red Ink Behavior
• Describe formula for calculating financial impacts of Red Ink Behavior
• Describe Unique Factors in female dominated workplaces that contribute to red Ink Behavior
• Describe formula for calculating financial impacts of Red Ink Behavior
• Present 5 strategies to reduce and eliminate Red Ink Behavior

Curriculum Vitae of Dr. Judith Briles

MBA, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA, 1980
Doctorate, Business, Southeast Nova University, Fort Lauderdale, FL 1990

Author of over 24 books, including:

• The Confidence Factor—Cosmic Gooses Lay Golden Eggs
     -Winner of CIPA’s Best Business Book Award
• The Sexx Factor
• Woman to Woman 2000—Becoming Sabotage Savvy in the New Millennium
     -Winner of The Chicago Tribune’s Business Book of the Year Award
• Zapping Conflict in the Health Care Workplace
     – Nurses Book Society Selection
• The Dollars and Sense of Divorce
• Stop Stabbing Yourself in the Back
• When God Says NO—Finding the Yes in Pain and Disappointment
• $mart Money Moves for Kids—The Parents’ Complete Guide
     -Winner oF CIPA’s Best How To/Parenting Award
• Money $marts—Personal Finance in 30 Days
     -Winner of CIPA’s Best Business/Financial Award

She is featured frequently on radio and television and several Internet sites. Her work and articles have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Time, Money, The New York Times, People and other publications. She has appeared on over 1,000 programs including MSNBC, CNBC, CNN, CNNfn and Oprah. She writes The Career Moves Column for the Denver Business Journal, and contributes to Colorado Woman News and Zenith Magazine.

Dr. Judith Briles is known as a catalyst for change and believes that every pitfall experience leads to an opportunity and greater success. Judith is an honorary member of the Association of Women Surgeons. She is the president of Colorado Independent Publishers Association and is a past board member of the National Speakers Association and the Women’s Bank of San Francisco. Although she holds both Masters and Doctorate degrees in Business Administration, her real degrees come from life. In 2004 she was named the Women of Distinction by the Girl Scouts.