29 Apr

Anger Toward Her Anguish

  Mine isn’t a high-traffic blog, but I’ve gotten some interesting exchanges anyway. I put this post and comments about coaching highly intelligent people on two of my blogs – I felt there was a
09 Feb

A Good Case

One of my favorite examples illustrating the many benefits of “coaching” a line supervisor happened also because of the flexibility provided by a good Employee Assistance Program (EAP.) A supervisor
19 Nov

The Monkeys on Hawthorne’s Back

I can see how managers can come to resent, or at least view negatively, an employee’s need to be reassured, reinforced, praised, validated, or "checked-in" with and communicated with, so constantly. Since managers are usually squeezed for time themselves, their ideal employee is a self-starter who takes initiative, works...