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.
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
Over the many years of me teaching how to manage, volunteering and working for non-profits or just working part-time for the holidays, I have most certainly believe that leadership is not only positional. How many times have you worked in an organization that is struggling? Ever just sit back and watch how things are done?
I have been very fortunate to work for and consult with some amazing companies. I was asked by some folks, “what makes a workplace work for you?” It did not take me too long to pick the 3 things that stand out for me – well trained and continuing to grow, letting me do my
Everyone has a story to tell about their manager. Some stories are fit for TV, remember The Office. Every time I do a training session on “New to Management,” I get asked about the worst type of bosses. I challenge you to read through the 5 worst boss types below and I bet that you