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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March 23rd, 2019
Many people delay their progress because their vision is simply an unattainable grand design. Wishing and hoping won’t do it, unless you believe it.Continue reading
March 21st, 2019
There are advantages to optimism that are worth considering, but some people are put off because they don’t want to be disloyal to negativity.
Optimism and pessimism are generally seen as opposites, but that doesn’t mean they are mutually exclusive; learning optimism does not mean abandoning negativity. If that is what turns you on, stick with it.
If you tend towards a pessimistic outlook, how about learning selective optimism? That way you can get the benefits and still be true to your negativity.Continue reading
March 19th, 2019
There’s life and there’s the job, right? Wrong. Instead of treating work and home as disjointed parts of the same existence, Anna Tims suggests a change in perception rather than a change in circumstances, and so re-infuse our lives with greater purpose and fulfilment. Work is not necessarily the enemy if it is managed correctly, and it can all be achieved without you having to trek through rain forests, climb a mountain or wear sackcloth.Continue reading