Unless you always have been self-employed, chances are good you have had a terrible boss. Nearly all bad bosses have one or more personality characteristics that create dysfunction — what we call “derailers.”
As the world of work continues to evolve at a rapid pace, the needs and motivations of workers are transforming in tandem. Work is about more than just a paycheck; it’s about working together to achieve something greater for oneself and others.
Creating an expectation of accountability can be difficult for any manager, but it is an especially common challenge for new managers. Often, they make the mistake of thinking they must establish their authority before they can hold anyone accountable.
Team conflict is normal. Avoiding conflict is also normal. Human beings being unpredictable, there is no perfect template. However, there are steps that consistently help turn the heat of conflict into the energy of creative conversation.
There are many reasons time seems to run away from us during work. If you assume the people interrupting you are trying to do their best, every question should be a teaching moment. Effective leaders use every interruption as a teaching moment.
Dr. Andreatta's Santa Barbara-based training company, Britt Andreatta Training Solutions, is excited to announce that the Four Gates to Peak Performance™, a new brain science-based approach to creating high-performing teams, is now available.
The old adage that there isn’t an “I” in team is wrong. Each individual has a responsibility to himself or herself and the team. All members must ensure that they are not only taking care of their role on the team but themselves in the process.
Delegating can be liberating and stressful. How do you walk that fine line of delegating — providing guidance to another individual or a team and managing risks — without micromanaging? Here are five tips to help keep you from falling off this...
Your ability as a professional is judged by the decisions you make. When making important business decisions, risk is a constant factor. Unfortunately, many businesses maintain a culture where failure is not tolerated, causing many employees to fear it.