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Can Abrasive Employees Really hange?

By Bonnie Artman Fox / June 26, 2019
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High Performing Culture™

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Deadlines, pressure, and stress

By Bonnie Artman Fox / June 26, 2019
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Deadlines.  We all have them.  Whether it is a report that needs to be written or a performance eval that needs to be given, deadlines can spur productivity except when they have the opposite effect of procrastinating. Procrasting is usually driven by an underlying fear of some kind such as fear that you’ll run out of…

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5 Signs You Are A Controller

By Bonnie Artman Fox / June 26, 2019
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 “It’s very dramatic when two people come together to work something out. It’s easy to take a gun and annihilate your opposition, but what is really exciting to me is to see people with differing views come together and finally respect each other.” – Fred Rogers The World According to Mister Rogers: Important Things to…

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The Antidote To Transforming Your Conflict Management Pattern

By Bonnie Artman Fox / June 26, 2019
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The last several blogs have addressed various conflict management patterns that show up in business relationships and the workplace. These are patterns learned in childhood that are learned by age six or seven to cope when things got tense. You may identify with a couple patterns and based on the circumstances use each one at…

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5 Behaviors of Levelheaded Leaders

By Bonnie Artman Fox / September 1, 2016
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Conflict Management Pattern: Levelheaded The term “levelheaded” is often used to describe someone who is calm, balanced, not overly reactive, and able to stay reasonable and rationale during times of stress or conflict. When people are in deadlocked argument, being “levelheaded” can break the impasse. This is a person whose presence can diffuse anxiety and…

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How to Manage Abrasive Employee Behavior

By Bonnie Artman Fox / January 1, 2016
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Learn How to Manage Abrasive Employee Behavior   Do you have employees that rub others the wrong way?   Perhaps you have talked with them about complaints you have received, and their behavior improves for awhile, but gradually behaviors such as yelling, over-control, micromanaging, intimidation, and public humiliation have gradually returned. Most likely, they are…

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