Difficult People in the workplace can cause untold misery and they do more damage than is usually recognised. What’s more, managers often feel under-confident about tackling poor behaviour because they fear accusations of bullying or harassment. Employers could do more to support managers when they have to navigate the tricky terrain of an employee’s personal conduct.
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January 21st, 2018
If your job is making you feel down on a Monday and long for Friday, perhaps you need to take a cool and deliberate look at yourself and re-evaluate things. Complaining, even inwardly, only makes it worse. Listen to your intuition and decide what is really important to you.Continue reading
January 19th, 2018
We shroud ourselves in beliefs that help us feel secure. One of these is that things tomorrow will be the same as they were yesterday. But the idea that things don’t change is a delusion, that is all.
Nothing wrong with that, but it is best to recognise it, and to keep an open mind about what will happen next. The greater our need to keep things the way they are, the greater the risk of disappointment and even neurosis.
Trying to control the uncontrollable is unpleasant for us, and those around us.Continue reading
January 17th, 2018
While we are usually sensitive to the power of words we are less so in what we say and think about ourselves.
A simple exercise demonstrates this.Continue reading