When I was training new managers at Intel, I used to start off with one simple statement to kick off the training. “Let’s start with getting a piece of paper out and putting a T chart on it – label one side “G” and the other “B” . As we are walking through the training material.
Today is a special day… First of all, it is National Puppy Day. I did not know that this was a thing, but when cuteness can be added to your Facebook stream – all is good! I added our puppy! On a serious note, I was out at the local coffee shop today. Ran into a
We all have those hot buttons when we see it or hear it that just piss us off. I watched a lady go off on a salesperson the other day and wondered why that happened. The lady walked away saying, “it pisses me off when a salesperson is pushing me to buy something that I
Ever do an online search on employee engagement? I have and you get 2.4+M hits on Bing; 10.2 M on Google. Move that search to employee attrition and the hits drop drastically – .24M on Bing and 1.38M on Google. Makes us all think of that old line that people do not leave companies, but leave their managers.
We have seen or heard about the passive aggressive blunders that leader do (lack of critique on work either good, bad or ugly; rules are vague or totally unnecessary; nitpicking the wrong things; avoid interactions with co-workers; backstabbing and finger pointing). All bad behaviors that can tear down a team or organizations. What about those behaviors