Ten things you might be doing that’s giving you a “Bad Boss” reputation and 7 ways to turn it around

When we’re under pressure and things get tense, emotions run high. We all experience it. And, unless we’ve done some personal work, it literally becomes physiologically challenging, nearly impossible, to manage our emotional response. Quite frankly, few of us know what to do and how to manage those fierce emotional reactions that drive us to say and do things that we later regret. Unfortunately, the impact on others can be devastating.

In today’s world, managing ourselves appropriately seems like a no-brainer. Right? However, some simple behaviors actually lead to a “bad bossing” reputation and we’re not even aware of it.

The Real Cost of Workplace Conflict: What Employers Need to Know!

Oftentimes, conflicts between people are less overt, such as subtle forms of harassment or bullying. “Subtle harassment and bullying is a systems problem often supported unknowingly by management” which is in direct conflict with California laws AB 1825 and AB 2053! Gallup’s 2008 study entitled “State of the American Workplace” and another by the Consulting Psychologist Press on “Workplace Conflict and How Businesses Can Harness It To Thrive” revealed some startling facts that caused American businesses to stand up and take notice. Here are the top five reasons for workplace conflict…

personality clashes – 49%
stress – 34%
workload – 33%
poor leadership – 29%
lack of honesty – 26%