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.
Tag: emotional intelligence
As a leader, it’s your job to maintain the work culture that you and others have carefully crafted. If you want your employees to be motivated and engaged, you have to take action when an employee grossly violates your company’s values
If you’ve been managing people for any length of time, you know it’s not always fun. You know what I’m talking about. It’s those days when you have to address an employee performance issue. If you’re conflict averse, you may be avoiding these encounters.
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 for us to revert to our seventh-grade selves at work. When you and your team members engage in office gossip, you’re wallowing in negative energy. Here’s how to stop.
If you’re suffering from everyday narcissism, as described by Nancy Van Dyken, it could be seriously impacting your ability to lead your team. Here’s what to look for.
We often think of the best leaders as the ones who stand up in front of their employees and deliver inspiring speeches. We also need quiet leaders, as described by Art Markman in his recent Fast Company article.
We’d like to think that we’ve come a long way since employees settled their disputes with their fists. Most of us don’t have to put up with brawling in our workplaces, but employee disagreements are real.
Plays well with others. This category appears on quarterly reports at many schools across the U.S. It’s a measure of how well school kids are doing on the social front. Maybe the topic should come up more often in the workplace.
Before you tell another joke to your team, remember that comedy is usually based on someone else’s misfortune. Unless you’re making yourself the butt of your jokes, you could be headed for trouble.
The most successful scions of Wall Street are usually depicted in the movies as greedy and Machiavellian. If you think those characteristics will help you lead your company to the next level, you’re wrong.
How often have you been the target of a senior executive’s rant? Whether it’s delivered in person by someone who’s red-faced and shouting or by email with snarky threats, these attacks hurt.