Being a leader is a privilege and pleasure. So is working, for that matter, as there are many without that status. But, no one is super human these are realities one tends to take for granted. When that happens, numerous other actions can drive leaders, and those in the ranks of management, nuts… and a half. Any of these 25 things look familiar and send your boss into orbit? If so, prepare to laugh at the fact that we’ve all been there and we’ve likely all nearly lost it in the face of some of these actions. Who knew it was this easy to do it and might we as leaders have anything to do with that? Hmm…more on that in a future Monday Moment. First up, the first thing employees do that make leaders lose it.
At the end of this list, one may think “Yes! It’s not just me who loses it when these things happen.” But as a leader with the privilege of developing future leaders, maybe it’s best if we attempt to do less losing it, and more teaching of employees how not to do it. Of if they really wish to continue and it’s impacting others, helping them determine where they could do these things, other than their current place of employment.
Oh, and if you’re a new boss, be prepared for the possibility of these and make sure you’re not doing any of these. 🙂
Monica Wofford, CSP is a leadership development specialist who keynotes, coaches, consults with, and develops leaders of all levels, building their skills through emotional intelligence and authenticity. Author of Contagious Leadership and Make Difficult People Disappear, Monica may be reached at www.ContagiousCompanies.com, www.MonicaWofford.com or by calling 1-866-382-0121.