Behaving Unprofessionally - Cutting Edge Communication Comedy Series

Behaving Unprofessionally - Cutting Edge Communication Comedy Series

Seven Dimensions
Updated Jun 24, 2024
Course Description

Various members of the team discuss what they see as unprofessional behavior. Cutting Edge Corporation has a Book of Rules listing 8 unprofessional behaviors. These are set out and explained by team members. 

1. Being Rude – examples of Carol being aggressive and insulting to her colleagues.

2. Taking Supplies – staff taking office equipment. It is illegal.

3. Personal Media – can be distracting and invasive of people’s privacy.

4. Inappropriate Dress – clean and neat, not provocative.

5. Name Calling – insulting or racist remarks may be against the law.

6. Flirting – stepping over boundaries of acceptable behavior.

7. Relationships at Work – personal relationships with colleagues should be kept out of the office.

8. Touching – some gestures are acceptable, but many are not acceptable.


Key Learning Points

People understand professional behavior. Yet many behave unprofessionally at work.



  • Don’t be rude and insensitive
    INSTEAD: Show respect to others
  • Don’t abuse privileges
    INSTEAD: Be responsible and trustworthy
  • Don’t flirt or misbehave
    INSTEAD: Maintain professional relationships
  • Don’t mix personal and business
    INSTEAD: Manage boundaries


Comedy makes learning fun

This course is part of the Cutting Edge Communication Comedy Series, created by Psychologist Eve Ash and comedienne Erin Brown, starring Emmy-award winning Kim Estes. A powerful training series covering topics every workplace needs to address. Short, sharp and funny with simple messages and skills for everyone.

Cutting Edge Communication follows several characters through a landscape of social faux pas, insult and embarrassment. This series will amaze and enter-train, covering important lessons in human interaction, motivation, leadership, service, unprofessional behavior, apologizing, negotiating, stress, difficult people among many other workplace hot button issues.

Everyone will laugh and learn with these short episodes that highlight dos and don'ts. This Australian produced series was filmed on location in Los Angeles.