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3 Ways to Meet People Where They Are on New Tasks and Processes

3 Ways to Meet People Where They Are on New Tasks and Processes

“So many of us are dealing with changes to our work routines. It’s generating a mountain of new requests and tasks that require us to get things done using new guidelines, practices, and procedures,” says bestselling business author Dr. Vicki Halsey,...
Traumatized by Feedback? Ask Madeleine (PART 2)

Traumatized by Feedback? Ask Madeleine (PART 2)

Dear Madeleine,Every time I hear the word “feedback” I have a strong, negative response. This comes from a recent experience with a manager. Going into the relationship, I had always been someone who asked for feedback. This manager, however, gave me...
Direct Report Seems to Be Overdoing it with Health Excuses? Ask Madeleine

Direct Report Seems to Be Overdoing it with Health Excuses? Ask Madeleine

Dear Madeleine, I run a very lean team and one of my people is a hypochondriac. Every week there is a new reason he needs to go to the doctor. Any cold that comes through he gets, and it is worse for him than for anybody else. He gets the flu every year. It is always...
Direct Report Seems to Be Overdoing it with Health Excuses? Ask Madeleine

Boss Is Over-Promising and Expecting You to Deliver? Ask Madeleine

Dear Madeleine, I am at my limit and hope you can help. I am a senior team leader with a very high performing intact team. We have a new, very inexperienced board who is wreaking havoc with the way I run my business. They are putting nonrealistic pressures on me to...