Join Todd Dewett for an in-depth discussion in this video Engaging the resisters, part of Managing Employee Performance Problems (2013).
- One category of difficult employee goes beyond…threatening short-term productivity,…they stifle long-term change and innovation.…Meet the resister.…That's a person who's main objective is to…tell you why you're going to fail.…When you study really successful people,…one thing you learn is that they identify…and quickly steer clear of negative people…who want to tear them down…and tell them why they won't succeed.…I think that's great advice.…Unfortunately, you're a leader and you can't…simply ignore them or tell others to ignore them.…You're paid to deal with them.…
Let's think for a moment about why they exist.…and more importantly, what to do about them.…Compared to people who like to yell or bullies,…the resisters are very subtle.…They don't yell, they don't show…unacceptable heightened emotion,…they don't storm out of the room,…and they don't throw things.…Generally, they appear in control.…However, their motivations are still very negative.…The typical resister doesn't like to take…the risks required for success,…
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- Determining the appropriate intervention
- Defusing charged conversations
- Refocusing slackers
- Getting employees to show up on time
- Redirecting habitual complainers
- Engaging employees that always resist change
- Standing up to bullies
- Encouraging employees that can't handle feedback
- Helping people with personal problems
- Dealing with gossips
- Knowing when to say goodbye to an employee<br><br>
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