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Be Empathetic

Be Empathetic

Someone may be hard to manage due to new external factors or something in your own management style. If you can look at a problematic situation holistically and gain insights into why someone is acting a certain way, that can lead you to a constructive solution.

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Deal With Conflict Directly

The best managers don’t avoid or bulldoze over conflicts, as doing so is harmful to cooperation. They understand people will have to keep working together in the future and that constructive and fair solutions are the ideal.

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Accept Management’s Inherent Difficulty

Accept Management’s Inherent Difficulty

  • Don't waste time and mental energy wishing it weren't so.
  • Accept that frustrations and difficult situations go with the territory of management.
  • Understand that that's why management is better paid.
  • Approach employee "issues" positively, like an intriguing puzzle to s...

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Think In Terms Of Assets And Liabilities

Always consider if a problematic employee still adds real value to the organization. Sometimes they subtract more than they add, and liabilities should be let go. 

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Get Help When Necessary

Get perspective on a difficult employee from someone whose judgment you trust. It isn't a sign of weakness, but of sensible judgment.

Human Resources is especially helpful, so make a point of establishing close working relationships with them and also with those you feel are especial...

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Set Clear Measurable Goals

Set Clear Measurable Goals

This makes it clear if employees are on track and have reached their performance targets. With clear goals there is no space for arguing in case of failure, only correcting.

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Reading is my passion, leadership is my favourite non-fiction. A bit of a geek.

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Many companies use the insights of financial managers and external consultants to manage their risk. A one-size-fits-all solution is not yet in existence when it comes to risk management.

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Be helpful

Look for opportunities to do something for your connection.

When someone connects with you on LinkedIn, thank them and ask if there is anything you can do for them. It can lead to valuable connections and partnerships. Always follow up your meeting with a thank-you note.

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The difficulty in trying to change people’s behavior by warning them of the spread of disease, loss of money, weight gain, or global warming is that these are all uncertain future sticks. 

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