Over the years, I’ve been called into many companies to assist with the restoration of relationships that have deteriorated due to one or both parties being unwilling to engage in some difficult conversations. These situations took many forms: the VP whose abrasiveness was tanking partnerships, the executive whose passive yet judgmental management style had built distrust within the leadership team, the sales leader who communicated frequently with passive-aggressive emails.
Personal and corporate growth requires an openness to receiving feedback. However, every so often I have a coaching engagement with a client who remains closed, defensive and not open to receiving stakeholder feedback. Find out how big of a difference taking accountability in the workplace can make for your team and sales growth.
I happened across an article not too long ago that offered five ways to tell if your employees dislike you. Maybe that seems a bit harsh, but the author was right on. If, upon honest consideration, you recognize any of these warning signs within your organization, it’s time to dig deeper and engage in some self-reflection:
An isolated manager creates an unhealthy culture for their team and organization. Find out how bad management styles are affecting your growth & what you can do to fix it.