4 ways managers contribute to team conflict

4 ways managers contribute to team conflict

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 […]

Handling conflict in the workplace. What’s your style?

Handling conflict in the workplace. What’s your style?

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 […]

Are you a difficult boss? Learn how to stop it.

Are you a difficult boss? Learn how to stop it.

  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 […]

Why you should start saying no

Why you should start saying no

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 […]