INSIGHTS (on leadership/self-leadership) Toxic workplaces have become such a health issue, they’ve caught the eye of the US Surgeon General, Dr. Vivek Murthy, … [Read more...]
6 Not-So-Obvious Reasons Seemingly Happy Employees Quit
Learn to spot these subtle signs to avoid the heartaches and headaches of sudden employee exits
Finding talent is hard. Losing it is hard to take. It's even harder when you feel blindsided. You already know why disgruntled employees turn sour--a terrible boss, … [Read more...]
LeBron James Just Revealed That Magic Johnson Ghosted Him. James Isn’t Alone In This Growing Workplace Trend
When Magic Johnson quit the Lakers, he left King James in the lurch -- right on trend
When Magic Johnson abruptly quit the Los Angeles Lakers president role in early April, it soon surfaced that he had good reason to do so. He was accidentally … [Read more...]
If You Answer ‘Yes’ to Any of These 5 Questions, Your Workplace Is the Worst Kind of Toxic
There's dysfunction and then there's 'I can't function.'
Unfortunately, toxic workplaces are all too common. The real question is whether or not your workplace is the worst kind of toxic. I'm not talking about your … [Read more...]
These 5 Toxic Factors Cause People to Quit Even Before They Have Another Job, According to a Recent Study
This is what makes people so desperate to call it quits.
For anyone who has been in a toxic workplace or worked for a toxic boss, you know there are days when you want to just up and quit. But would you quit in … [Read more...]
Saying These 8 Things at Work Can Make People Think Less of You
Sometimes what you don't say can work just as much in your favor as what you do say.
Being an effective communicator is key to getting ahead at work. And a big part of that is knowing what not to communicate--i.e. what buzzwords to avoid, … [Read more...]
Want to Make Difficult Conversations Easy? Try This 1 Counterintuitive Trick, According to Psychology
The anxiety you feel before entering a tough conversation can be greatly mitigated.
No one looks forward to a difficult conversation, whether it's with a troubling co-worker, a toxic boss, family, friends, or anyone else. We fear the consequences of … [Read more...]
Here’s How Mark Cuban and the Dallas Mavericks CEO Transformed Their Toxic Culture in 18 Months
Mark Cuban quickly took accountability, then he took action by bringing in Cynthia Marshall as CEO.
On February 20, 2018, Sports Illustrated published a report detailing the Dallas Mavericks' culture of misogyny and sexual harassment. The team then hired an … [Read more...]
8 Easy-to-Miss Signs Your Workplace Is Toxic
You know a toxic workplace when you see it. Unless you're not seeing it
Anyone can spot the obvious signs of a toxic workplace --appreciation is absent, accountability is elusive at best, a raving lunatic of a boss, everyone's on LinkedIn during work. … [Read more...]
5 Warning Signs Your Company Culture Is Broken and a Crisis Looms, According to Research
Watch out for these warning signals to avert a company culture disaster
One of the biggest things a leader must guard against is the onset of toxicity in their workplace. There are plenty of easy-to-miss signs that your workplace is … [Read more...]