Posts Tagged ‘enthusiasm’

Fostering Mutual Trust with Your Employees, Part 1

Posted on July 19th, 2012 by Alicia  |  Comments Off

The next time that you need to spark a lively conversation, just ask people about bad their experiences at work. Whether their bad experience happened last week or years ago, people can become animated with passion, enthusiasm and, sadly, with bitterness when talking about these experiences. For instance, a loyal and dedicated employee who gave years of service to a company may tell you about a promotion she got, only to be told that she had to accept the increased responsibility for her current salary. Another employee may tell you about a time he spoke frankly at a staff meeting, and was berated by his boss for telling the truth. In these situations, managers treat employees in ways that would insult and appall them if they were on the receiving end. Read the rest of this entry »