Insulting Your Employees is Costing You Money
Recently, a client partnered with me to learn how to handle a toxic work
situation, I mean really toxic. The thing is, for various reasons, she was not quite ready to quit her job. What she needed were tools and techniques to get back her own personal power… and she did.
Putting effort into better understanding yourself and your hot buttons, and knowing how you think and how you are perceived by your peers, is incredibly valuable information. Introspection can be powerful. Don’t just rely on how you think you show up – take an assessment and apply what you learn, ask for feedback or input from work colleagues, or work with an executive coach who will guide you and hold you accountable. Whatever path you choose, keep growing as a person and a professional.
“You have brains in your head.
You have feet in your shoes.
You can steer yourself, any direction you choose.”
Worth the Share
How come bad managers and toxic environments still exist? Why do
companies tolerate bad behavior and turn a blind eye? There are so many different ways to learn how to grow professionally. In the US alone, companies spent $83 Billion* on training in 2019. With all of that money being spent, why is there still a problem? This article talks specifically about the business case for improving how we treat our teams, with the author outlining the ripple effect, in dollars and cents, about the cost of insulting a team member. Take a look to reinforce the fact that there are substantial financial benefits for having engaged, psychologically safe employee
What is the “right” amount of sleep? It depends, but if you fall asleep easily and wake up before the alarm consistently, you’re on the right track. And speaking of consistency, going to bed and waking up at the same time each day is an important component to a good night’s sleep. New research has found that when we are sleeping waves of fluid clear the brain of toxins, shown to accumulate in Alzheimer’s patients.
One of my favorite assessments is the NBI because it is based on modern insights from the fields of neuroscience, creativity and psychology. Reviewing the results enhances understanding in the areas of social-emotional intelligence, self-awareness, creativity, leadership, communication, team performance and conflict resolution. Reach out if you would like to learn more. Another favorite is 16 Personalities (it’s free!).
*Source: Training Magazine