You’ve stood atop many peaks on your way into your nice corner office, and breathed deep the crisp air of successful problem-solving. But some have climbed even higher. So throw some bottled oxygen into your pack and make sure your crampons are laced tight, because it’s time to attempt the final vertical ascent that may well make you the greatest manager who ever lived.
Between you and the highest overlook, though, stand five employee issues some claim are unsolvable. They’ve proven to be absolute spirit-breakers when it comes to dealing with wayward workers. Ready to conquer each one on your way up?
Ascent point 1 (12,600 feet): The Presenteeism Slope
The Sherpas warn: “There are people wired to never want to hit their own Off button, who won’t stay home when they’re sick, won’t take all their vacation. For some, the message that they won’t be missed if they don’t come to work is a subtle but deep emotional blow, while othe...(register to read more)