Employees who lack accountability wait for others to handle problems. They blame, complain, finger-point, and lament. Employees lacking accountability drop … Continue reading Sticking My Neck Out & Asking You To Say What You Want In This Book
Question: As Chief Operating Officer for our company, I oversee five managers. They’ll all talented and hardworking. Two, however, don’t … Continue reading Dueling Managers Clash; Everyone Else Is Caught in the Cross-fire
Question: When our general manager announced his early retirement, our corporate board considered hiring a new GM from outside our … Continue reading We have two flawed managers, which one should we promote?
Question: We suspect one of our managers of secretly working a second job during work hours. We believe he disguises … Continue reading Manager Secretly Works a 2nd Job During Paid Work Hours
I admit I’ve considered “don’t talk politics at work” to be wise counsel. Not this year. How can we not … Continue reading When You Want to Talk Politics at Work
Question: Two employees showed up at work this morning wearing masks adorned with American flags. We think they were looking … Continue reading Employee Political Dispute Escalates to Danger Level
If you dread meetings–attending them, hosting them–and long for meetings to become more than a necessary evil, you can make … Continue reading Meetings Are Us
According to many, we live in an era of twilight ethics and little white lies. Listen to the language of … Continue reading Twilight Ethics
Question: I inherited three new direct reports when our management team downsized. One of them worries me. I don’t understand … Continue reading I Supervise An Employee So Different From Me I Can’t Get A Read On Him
Question: I work in a retail store undergoing a remodel in a mall next to other stores that teens and … Continue reading Sex Offender On-site; What Do I Need To Do?