Do you have a colleague that drives you nuts? Have you ever considered that the very behavior that is driving you to distraction is exactly what they were put in the organization to do? Can you appreciate the superpowers in your organization?
It’s easy to be attracted to optimistic thinking and turned off by cynicism, but both optimistic and cynical decision-making is lazy. Use this approach to improve the rigour of decision making in your business.
In moments of weakness, you might let out a nasty remark or be too quick to criticize. New research suggests that your slip will lead to retaliation. Here are the do’s and don’ts to prevent starting a vicious cycle of bad behavior on your team.
It’s all too common that we reward the heroes who save the day on our teams without stopping to think that they might only be rescuing us from problems they created. Stop rewarding arsonists for putting out the fires.