Office bullies thrive in climate of bad management

ROTTEN behaviour and office bullying will only flourish in a climate of bad management. While bullies and their henchmen should always be punished for their actions, there are three types of managers that help create a toxic work environment. And they’re not all as evil as you think. Psychologist and bullying expert Dr Moira Jenkins […]

Disciplining Bad Managers and Keeping Employees

Learning how to disciplining bad managers is a critical to retaining key employees and fostering a high-performance culture. So what are your choices: a) yell and scream b) ignore them, maybe they will change. c) shake your finger in their face and tell them you will “write them up”. Answer: None of the above. Disciplining […]

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Mastering Leadership, by Design

Amazon lists 89,461 books on Leadership, of which, 413 of them are for “Dummies”. After completing several leadership development workshops with various Fortune 200 clients recently, I realized that many companies are lacking a simple and clear understanding of what makes a good leader.

Beware the apologists – Consistent Performance

Beware the apologists – Consistent Performance The most common complaint that I hear these days from big-company executives is that their organizations although their companies have frameworks for everything from strategy and planning, to operations and program management, to capital investment, they cannot consistently perform at a high level.  My first response to them?  “Beware […]