Tuesday, April 12, 2011

How to Deal with a Difficult Colleague

There are times at work I feel like flypaper. I attract difficult colleagues.

You know what I’m talking about. They were hired because someone knew someone. Or they were expert at interviewing, but not actually doing work. Or they’re in over their heads. Or they know that some organizations prize political skills over getting actual work done.

They are the ones whose promotions get announced, and people ask, “What are the bosses smoking?”

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David Rupert said...

love your perspective and balance. Great article since it's something we all deal with

Louise Gallagher said...

You do have a great perspective and balance.

And... I just hired a new employee and he is MARVELOUS!!!! makes me sooo happy!

PS -- thanks for the tweet! You're so sweet :)

Karen Kyle Ericson said...

That's priceless! I don't miss working in cubes even an iddy bitty bit! Haha. So glad for the tips on how to handle things as Christians.