Even the question stings a little.
Do you have a manipulator on your staff?
I love a recent post by Dan Rockwell (aka “The Leadership Freak”) about manipulators. Dan says that manipulators “advantage themselves by disadvantaging you”; and they try to endear themselves to others in the process.
Rockwell says that manipulators use compassion against you.
Here is how …
In his book, Fairness is Overrated: And 51 Other Leadership Principles to Revolutionize Your Workplace, Tim Stevens discusses three types of alignment you will see in your church. According to Tim, here is the scenario:
1. Same Direction
This is when everyone is heading in the right direction. There is peace and harmony on your team. Your …
Job interviews are tricky.
When conducting job interviews, it’s easy to get emotionally detached.
Jack Welch, the past CEO of General Electric admits that early on in his career, he probably made bad hiring decisions about 50% of the time. By the time he was CEO, he says he was able to cut that number to about …