Giving specific employee feedback is a key leadership skill that is necessary to ensure optimal performance in your team. And yet, it’s one that so many people still struggle with. Recently, someone told me that they have an employee they want to let go of due to performance challenges. When
Disrespectful communication is extremely prevalent. I’m going to guess that most everyone has had an experience at some point in their career, where they’ve been spoken to disrespectfully…? The way in which disrespectful communication presents itself can sometimes be extremely blatant – rude, aggressive, sometimes even abusive behaviour. Other times,
Have you ever had an experience at work where someone says something that just makes you irate? You might not outwardly show just quite how angry you are. But inside, you’re just fuming. In fact, you’re so angry that you replay the conversation in your head the whole way home.
Organizations often look at conflict in the workplace in terms of what it costs them in litigation or in relation to risk management. In reality, there are all sorts of other hidden costs that add up to astronomical amounts when conflict in the workplace is not dealt with early enough.
We’ve been a world of virtual communication for quite some time now. Many people, including myself, have done nothing other than virtual meetings for months on end. For the most part, we’ve adapted to virtual meetings. Zoom has exploded and we’ve all become at least semi-proficient in more platforms that
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