Posts tagged with: team building

How Do You Know When It Is Time To Fire Someone?

  Most new managers try to “fix” every poor performer. This is part ego and part naivety that everyone can be “fixed.” But these employees suck up your time as a manager and keep you from spending time with your... Read More

Can Managers Have A Bad Day?

  Managers are always on stage. Like it or not, we model behaviors that others emulate. When we are enthusiastic and positive, our teams follow along. And when leaders disengage, it feels like a rainstorm gathering over the office. In... Read More

Working With Bad Apples

“The world is so beautiful, but alas! There are so many assholes.” ― M.F. Moonzajer You won’t get through your career without working with some truly terrible people. How they get into organizations is a topic for another episode, but in... Read More
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