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#727 Create a Work Culture Based on Mutual Respect

People are the most important part of an organization. If you create a work culture based on mutual respect, you will be more successful in retaining employees.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Management, managing people, Podcasts.

#726 Support Colleagues in Their Time of Need

Unless you are in the business of saving lives, there are certain things that are more important than work. If you want to be a great leader or business owner, support colleagues in their time of need. Nothing creates more goodwill or loyalty than when you rally behind your people during difficult times.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Management, managing people, Podcasts.

#725 Dealing With Bad Attitudes in the Workplace

Bad attitudes can create a toxic work environment. It’s important for business leaders to take care of these issues before they get out of control. Today we discuss some ways to handle people with bad attitudes.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in attitude, Management, managing people, Podcasts.

#724 Make Merit the Basis for Promotions

If you make merit the basis for promotions, no one is ever surprised by the person that gets the job. You’re sending a message that corporate politics are not the answer and that it’s all about performance.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Management, managing people, Podcasts.

#723 Eliminating Fear At Work

If you succeed in eliminating fear at work, people will focus more on their role and less on office politics. The result is greater productivity. This week we discuss how to make this happen.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in fear, Management, managing people, Podcasts, productivity, reduce stress.

Fear in the Workplace

The biggest impediment to creating a great work environment is fear in the workplace. Fear causes people to justify their actions, “suck up” to superiors, and “cover their asses,” all of which negatively impact productivity, security, and job- satisfaction.

If we can mitigate fear we can help to create a great work environment. Here are some thoughts on how to do it:

Make merit the basis for promotion

If someone gets promoted, nobody should be surprised at the decision. Promotions should not be based on corporate politics or favoritism. If you are in a management role, merit should be the sole driver for getting ahead and ensure your people understand this.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Job security, Management, managing people, productivity, Uncategorized.

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