Respect is one of those words we use so often we rarely pause to consider its meaning. It describes an attitude, yet its latin root, specere, to look, indicates that this is really a form of attention.
To be respectful is to attentively incline oneself towards the other in recognition of their autonomy and integrity.
There is no one we can respect and simultaneously try to change. When we coerce or…Continue
Most organisations believe strength = success = profit and the higher the profits the stronger the organisation is.
So these organisations put a sole focus on increasing profit - and they attempt to do just that.
From the outside, on paper, that company is looking strong. But take a look under the…
Many years ago I attended a workshop conducted by Bill Eddy, co-founder and Chief Innovation Officer at the High Conflict Institute in California. Bill pioneered the High Conflict Personality Theory (HCP) and is considered an expert in managing disputes involving people with high conflict personalities.
I know that some readers will be thinking they have a few HCP employees at their current…Continue
In a previous article, I explained which behaviours may constitute a negative micro behaviour and how the display of such behaviours should be best managed and addressed.
In this article, I would like to explore with you why a staff member may display negative micro behaviours at work.
All actions, all…Continue