In my years of experience, I have witnessed instances where a cohort of people on a team band together to try to create an environment in which the manager appeares to be engaged in things that would justify their removal from that leadership position. If you have experienced this in the past, or are experiencing this right now, you know how frustrating this can be.
On this episode of Leadership Coach LLC, we delve into an issue that most managers deal with – what to do when employees on your team try to get you fired. Even though this is something that may be out of your control as a manager, there a few definite things you can do to help mitigate the challenge of this issue. Listen in to learn about the 5 components to think about when dealing with folks on your team who make things difficult for you.
What You’ll Learn From This Episode:
- Why employees may not like new managers even though they follow the company rules and do a great job.
- The importance of outlining the expectations of behavior… the team’s and your own.
- Why you should always listen instead of automatically defend.
- Why you don’t have to believe everything team members tell you.
- How being fearful impacts your behavior.
- The qualities that every manager should have in order to be respected.