Are your team members coming to you with the same old complaints about a co-worker? We can all have problems working with others and a lack of self-awareness leads to many of these problems.
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When you walk into a room, do people tend to stop talking and start leaving? Some leaders might think nothing of this response and decide everyone else has a problem.
You don’t have to work with heavy machinery, volatile chemicals, or in extreme weather conditions for your job to be dangerous to your health. Bad workplaces lead to bad health – and even death.
It’s easy to justify departures by blaming the booming economy. After all, this could be an employee’s chance snag that dream job. But, there could be a more ominous reason for turnover at your company.
Let’s say you’re trying to do a good job coaching a specific employee. But every time you meet with them, you end up arguing. Maybe there’s some door slamming, too.
Employees often take their behavioral cues in the workplace from their managers. If you’ve been in the habit of shutting down dissenters, your attitude is a great disservice to your team and your company.
Did you know that the average employee spends 2.5 hours a day engaged in workplace drama? That statistic comes from Cy Wakeman, President and CEO of Reality-based Leadership.
What can you do to stop conspiracy theorists from running the gossip mill at your company? Cynthia Wang, a clinical professor of management and organizations at the Kellogg School and a team of researchers, looked into why people start and spread conspiracy theories.
Our incivility is now invading the workplace, and bad behavior is demoralizing managers and employees. If you want to do something about this negative trend, listen to what Christine Porath has to say.