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.
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When Barry Tarasoff was research director of Schroder Wertheim, a Wall Street investment firm, he sought to hire engaging, reasonable analysts who were friendly and easygoing. This may sound basic. But in many Wall Street firms in the 1990s, cutthroat competition and ruthlessness reigned.
Douglas Conant, founder of ConantLeadership and chairman of Avon Products, offers four tips for being a conscientious leader and inspiring the people who work with you to become better versions of themselves.