My latest Leadership Lab column in The Globe & Mail is up on their site today.
is about what some managers do to completely destroy their employees’ self-confidence, drag down team morale, and create a negative working environment. In short, they demotivate their people! Fortunately, most of the leaders I work with are keenly focused on keeping their people committed and loyal because they know that engaged and empowered employees perform to their highest abilities and produce exceptional results. But every so often, I come across managers who seem hell bent on doing just the opposite. Not surprisingly, their staff hate coming to work, and positivity and productivity plummets. This is their story of failure.
Well, what do you have to add to the list of what it takes to demotivate people? What have you seen that demotivates, demoralizes and disempowers employees? You can tell me what you’ve seen or what you’ve experienced first-hand. When would demotivate you? I’m eagerly looking forward to your reactions and perspectives.
And please do me one more favour – help me get the word out … pass the link along to your staff and colleagues. I’d love to hear their thoughts as well; I bet they have a few to add to this list!
I’m looking forward to hearing from you. Here is a direct link to the article in case you need to cut and paste it elsewhere: http://tgam.ca/ELDe