Monthly Archives: May 2015

How to Discourage Rats, Stool Pigeons and Informants in the Workplace

A few years ago, I called my boss on his cell phone.  After a few pleasantries, I said,”You have created a culture of informants in this organization.” Tough conversation.  Probably should have had the conversation face-to-face, but it was hard … Continue reading

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What would you do if you were in my shoes?

I’m sure you have heard it before.  The employee who second guesses your decisions, saying something like, “If I were in charge, I would…” Or, you have to make a tough decision: cut costs, hire one person for an opening … Continue reading

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