People Management

With some employees, it isn’t a matter of ability, it’s a matter of attitude. And while you can’t control someone’s horrible personality, you can decide how you’re going to respond. Use these scripts and strategies to confront problem employees and effectively manage employee discipline so you can bring motivating back to the forefront of your workday.

The first rule of people management is not to let one bad apple spoil your whole bunch. Difficult people can put a strain on the productive members of your team.

Make the most of your human capital. Browse our articles on the good, the bad and the ugly of People Management…

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A little holiday spirit is just what you and your employees need.
Early in her career, Dalyla Santos found herself managing people at a big law firm in Orlando, Fla. But the newly minted lawyer wasn’t sure what to do.
If you begin a difficult conversation in a fretful frame of mind, you’re already in trouble. Your anxiety may lead you to say or do things that make matters worse.
A new management approach known as Radical Candor is generating buzz and raising eyebrows. It calls for the kind of direct confrontation and painful truth-telling that’s traditionally considered verboten in the workplace.
No British rider had ever won the Tour de France when Brailsford took over Team Sky, Great Britain’s professional bicycling team, in 2010. But Brailsford had a simple strategy for success.
Here's why declaring meetings a tech-free zone can make your team more productive.
Here are some of the questions your people are asking as they assess your leadership style.
FAQ: Working with a staffing agency and the workers they send you.
Think of the last time one of your people criticized you. Here are four constructive responses.
The old attitudes will not work anymore, writes author Steven L. Blue. Rather than exploit, today’s leaders need to capitalize on and nurture the human spirit.
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