Team conflict isn’t fun. Whatever type of team you’re managing, if they aren’t getting along, performance will suffer. Sometimes, team conflict is not necessarily to do with the leadership of the team. Other times, the leader contributes to the problem with their behaviour. Let’s look at some of the ways that leaders contribute to team […]
Are you trying to make everyone happy? Learn what this approach can do to your team and the potential trouble it can bring!
Unfortunately, conflict is a part of every workplace. Whenever you have people, there will be different goals and aspirations. At some point, somebody will want to do something that conflicts with what somebody else is trying to achieve. Enter leadership. Leaders are responsible in large part for managing conflict in a workplace. Some leaders […]
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 […]
A difficult boss often expects unreasonable things. So it is worth asking yourself a simple question. Do my actions match my words? Or do I say one thing and expect another? Do you have unreasonable expectations of your team? If so, you might be a difficult boss. Many difficult leaders expect one thing, but […]
Kevin sat at his computer, looking at his list of tasks for the day. He was a month into his new job, still on probation, but he was doing well so far. He thought he’d start with an interesting task, creating a campaign website for a client that was due to go out nationally in […]
I’ve heard a lot in the last few years about “saying yes”. When opportunities come up, you simply say “yes” and see where it takes you. A post from lifehack.org tells us we can improve our potential by saying yes. There is truth to this, of course. Even when you say yes to the party invitation although you can’t […]