Are We Talkin’ Transparent, Authentic, or Rude?

Are We Talkin’ Transparent, Authentic, or Rude?

There is regular confusion among these terms and what is authentic to one person can sound a bit strong to another. What appears to be a leader’s transparent message can come across to some as if he lost his filter. But, how does a leader know the difference? How does a leader dance the jagged… read more

3 Must Have Methods of Managing the High Performing Bully

3 Must Have Methods of Managing the High Performing Bully

She intimidates, then hoards work and creates a bottleneck. She makes snarky remarks and then acts innocent when called on them. She scares others and is seen as difficult, but is so good at what she does, no manager is addressing the most problematic issue. Enter the common problem of having a bully who is… read more

Eight End of Year Issues for Leaders

Eight End of Year Issues for Leaders

If you’ve been a leader for more than a minute, you know what happens during the holiday season. People are distracted and forget to keep working. Parties happen, and people forget their senses. Tips, gifts, and bonuses come into question. Orders and meetings get moved to January. Yet, the leader is still measured on results,… read more

5 Responses the Best Leaders Use When Employees Bring Personal Problems to the Office

5 Responses the Best Leaders Use When Employees Bring Personal Problems to the Office

Now that’s a mouthful, but every leader has had the moment when a stutter or stammer was all they could offer in the face of an employee oversharing personal problems at the office. We’ve all got problems and we all make choices as to how to handle our personal life matters. Some handle them better… read more

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