Apples-to-Apples is a popular game in my house, where a person must decide which word submitted by the other players best fits a theme card. The winning entry gets the theme card. Collect enough theme cards and you win the game. Players are allowed to lobby for their submission to win that theme card.
This has a strong echo in corporate decision-making processes. The best decision is not always taken, …
We have written more than once about how infectious great leadership behavior is, and how it drives up team engagement and productivity.
The inverse situation is all too common, too: Poor attitudes and negative behavior can infect a team with low morale and depressed productivity.
As a leader, you need to remain alert for such developments, and work actively to isolate and fix the source of the negative influence.…
We all have experience working with jerks. It is part of the landscape of corporate America. We get a job that throws us into a diverse mix of people, some of whom act in ways that you might consider jerky. The offenders could be on our team or on teams with whom we collaborate. And you have to figure out how to work with them!
We wrote about this way …