Posts Tagged "workplace conversations"

Apr 2013

Conducting Difficult Workplace Conversations

No matter what your role is in your organisation, at some stage you are likely to be in a position to have a difficult conversation with a manager, peer, client, customer or colleague. Recently I asked a client who is struggling with a poorly performing member of his staff, why he hadn’t spoken to the […]

Apr 2013

Do Women Hold Themselves Back?

Confident young girls may be seen as “bossy” or “pushy” while male peers who act the same way are praised as “outgoing” or “authoritative”. This is one of the central ideas of Sheryl Sandberg’s new book, Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead, which highlights the ways in which women are often socialised […]

Feb 2013

Dealing with a Difficult Boss

4 Strategies for dealing with a difficult boss Difficult bosses can be found in most organisations. Maybe you work for a boss who is intimidating or a micromanager. Someone who provides little to no recognition for your hard work, or worse, takes credit for everything. Perhaps they are indecisive or give you too many tasks […]