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When you’re checking on an employee’s progress, phrase your remarks so that you assume he’s doing fine. Ask, “Are you on schedule with that report?” rather than, “Are you having any trouble with that report?” If you assume the worst, you may create a self-fulfilling prophecy where others perform at the low level you expect.
The death of an employee needs to be communicated within the workplace promptly and with sensitivity to the emotional toll that such news has on those receiving it. Many questions arise for managers and employees about how to make these announcements....Click here to find out more.