Podcast Episode 32: Dealing with Toxic Employees
Managers can spend an unnecessary amount of time dealing with "HR" issues. It is draining and unpleasant.
However, sometimes manager's have to face an even tougher scenario: The Toxic Employee.
This episode delves into how managers can deal with this type of employee from a truly strengths-based perspective. The goal is that you be seen as a model of leadership by the rest of your team.
Some highlights from the episode: - Disengaged employees feel disconnected from their mission. Toxic employees engage in behavior that is harmful to their team and other people.
- Your job as a manager is to help them make a choice: Be for the team or exit gracefully
- Use the 3-part team-based approach with Toxic Employees: Illuminate, Isolate, and Congregate
- Always be clear in your communication what you are seeing/hearing, the impact you see/hear it is having, and the change you expect/propose
Listen and let us know what "a-ha moments" you have.