There was a time in my life when I thought that I could get others to do what I wanted by giving clear expectations and corrective feedback. It was during my previous career, as a Speech-Language Pathologist. During my clinical training, I had learned from supervisors that if I was
Have you ever been in a job where there’s been one or more colleagues who you simply do not get along with? We get to pick our friends, but we don’t get to pick our colleagues. It seems that in any job, there are colleagues with whom we connect very
Are you finding it challenging to get better results from certain employees, even when you’ve addressed the same performance issues with them time and time again? We often view performance issues as being related to a character flaw in the person whose performance is weak. This tends to be particularly
Have you ever had one of those weeks where you have so much to do that you can’t even focus long enough to figure out where you need to start? I find that this happens most often when I haven’t carved out time at the beginning of my week to
Are Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) truly effective for employees who are experiencing problems at work? Someone recently asked me if I thought that Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) are able to sustainably resolve work-related problems experienced by employees. In my opinion, the answer to this question is both yes and no.
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