Leaders who have ever criticized performance or a person, relived the reaction of the recipient and know criticism can have a quick and often lasting impact. Hence the invention of the term constructive criticism intended to create a lesser impact. Leaders who have received negative feedback,
Let's face it. For leaders there are questions, boxes, ideas, people, and issues to keep up with daily. Yet, this post is about dangers and avoiding them in the face of all those elements, at all costs. Well, costs are relative, so is the concept of danger. Perhaps it’s best to suggest, and clarify,
One of the most common reasons employees quit is they feel their boss doesn’t value them or like them. Yet, tremendous confusion ensues when a leader evaluates employee contributions based on opinions, assumptions, and poorly placed labels. The perception of a lack of value and lack of love can
Everyone has room to improve and could get better, but leaders with top performers often leave them alone to fend for themselves. After all no news is good news and what is there to improve when one’s performance is in the top ten percentage? So much time must be spent with those who aren’t
Employees aren’t listening. Bosses are meddling. Product lines keep changing and someone just heard there’s plans for office space rearranging. Double and triple booked meetings prevent time to lead anything with any real meaning. And of yes, then there’s supposed to be time for employee development?