Managing someone who is outspoken and opinionated can be challenging for any leader. This can be particularly hard if you don’t have any specific training on how to manage a team of people or how to deal with conflict. What often happens is that these people who are willing to
We all know that there has been a huge shift to virtual meetings lately. As a participant, I’ve observed so many virtual meetings where one person just takes over the whole stage. The… entire… time. Or, at least, for much longer than anyone else truly cares to listen. There’s an
It can sometimes be difficult to pinpoint when someone is using passive-aggressive behaviour in the workplace. It is often subtle, covert and manipulative. Without even realizing it, when I was younger, I would somehow find myself getting caught up time and time again in multiple dynamics with passive-aggressive individuals at
We’re all familiar with some of the old adages about taking care of ourselves: “You can’t drink from an empty well.” “You need to put your own oxygen mask on first.” And fine. They’re true. But today I’d like to look at how sacrificing your own needs to help others
If you were to ask leaders whether they demand that their team members do things or whether they ask them, my guess would be that the vast majority would say that they ask their team members. However, if you asked team members whether their boss asks or demands that they
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