Management Tip
You Have A Skeptic on your Team?

Ben McWhorter
repost from 12.08.13


Do you have someone on your staff that seems like he or she always has the knack to quickly and accurately size up a situation, but at the same time this person always seems somewhat skeptical of some of the companyís decisions? Is this person vocal and challenging to manage? And more importantly, does this employee have an uncanny ability to accurately predict the outcome of events before they occur?

This is the person that you pray is kind enough not to utter those dreaded words: "I told you so"-- because he or she is usually right when predicting the outcome of a bad management decision...more

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