Wednesday, April 4, 2012

You get a chance to fire the troublemakers May 29

Here are three types to vote against:
Have you ever gotten the notion that when you cast your ballot, you're actually making a decision on who you want to hire - or fire?

Reprinted from a "Business Week" article - 

1. The Victims
 - “Can you believe what they want us to do now? And of course we have no time to do it. I don’t get paid enough for this. The boss is clueless.” Victims are people who see problems as occasions for persecution rather than challenges to overcome. We all play the role of victim occasionally, but for some, it has turned into a way of life. These people feel persecuted by humans...

2. The Nonbelievers
 - “Why should we work so hard on this? Even if we come up with a good idea, the boss will probably kill it. If she doesn’t, the market will. I’ve seen this a hundred times before.” We love the Henry Ford quote: - “If you think you can or think you cannot, you are correct.”

3. The Know-It-Alls
 - “You people obviously don’t understand the business we are in. The regulations will not allow an idea like this, and our stakeholders won’t embrace it. Don’t even get me started on our IT infrastructure’s inability to support it. And then there is the problem of ….”

1 comment:

  1. Randy Plemons belongs in all three categories. We need a change in leadership at the Sheriffs office.