Yep, we know there’s that certain someone in the workplace that probably annoys, baffles, or downright brings out the worst in you.
The shocking truth is that most likely it has NOTHING to do with you and everything to do with the fact that his or her priorities and tendencies in the workplace don’t match up with yours.
It’s human nature to believe that everyone else has (or should have) the same priorities as us in the workplace.
As a leader, are you guilty of telling yourself any of the following lies? If so, the good news is that there are solutions that can turn each of these around. Read on.
Lie #1: I know what motivates my employees.
In-effective leaders assume that dollar signs are the quickest way to an employee’s heart. Not so fast. Team members have a variety of needs that contribute to what will best motivate them. Some employees love to be social and work with others; other employees crave silence and independence.