We all like to think we left our juvenile tendencies behind in middle school. Unfortunately, that’s not the case for everyone.
Tag: emotional intelligence
As the boss, it’s easy to get into the mindset that you’re always right. After all, you’ve encountered most of the problems your sales reps are experiencing.
Your team is looking up to you for leadership and inspiration. Are you providing what they need?
Workplace gossip. You know it’s a problem. Managers need to monitor what’s happening in the gossip channel. It’s also key for them to screen out candidates whose penchant for gossip is likely to make them toxic hires.
Being a good manager is a lot like being a super parent. It’s a manager’s job to nurture team members, help them develop their skills and encourage them to succeed in their careers.
Work without stress is a dream nowadays. Consider these stressors: hectic days, differences in ideas, and unsatisfied stakeholders and customers.
Have you done it again? Reacted to a colleague or a team member in a way that you now regret?
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.
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.