I was at work, about to start a teleconference with managers across the country. It was Friday, and one of the people on the line forgot to mute their phone before the meeting started. I could hear him singing the chorus line of the popular 80s song “Everybody’s working for the weekend”. If you haven’t […]
Are you trying to make everyone happy? Learn what this approach can do to your team and the potential trouble it can bring!
Procrastination can be a major issue when it comes to making hard decisions in the workplace. As Friday approaches, “We’ll tackle it next week” becomes a common phrase. Some leaders who are afraid of conflict will refuse to make hard decisions at all. Depending on the decision, they can have the effect of causing unhappiness […]
Handling conflict in the workplace is a key skill that leaders need to develop. Some leaders try to avoid conflict in the workplace while others attempt to overcome it through force and intimidation. Workplace conflict results from any situation where multiple parties are in disagreement or are striving for competing goals. There are clearly a number of approaches to handling workplace conflict, but […]
Fear is a powerful force that most people have grown up with in one form or another. Everywhere you look, you will have observed the effect of fear on people’s lives. It comes from your friends, your family, the television, movies and the newspaper. We all grew up with fear, so we are well accustomed […]