Derrick C Darden, PhD There’s an old saying by Sam Walton: “There is only one boss, the customer. Serving the customer is the reason your business exists. In the professional world, your job, whether it’s in sales, services or manufacturing, … Continue reading
What happens when the narcissist is a co-worker or a subordinate how to encounter the behavior in the workplace? Continue reading
In my past teaching life, the greatest number of complaints I heard from students involved group assignments. Most students dreaded being paired with their peers. Some students said their peers were lazy, disorganized or freeloaders who weren’t responsible enough to … Continue reading
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Starting a new job is always daunting, so it helps to havesome idea what to expect—especially if you’re working abroad. You may beconfident in your ability to do the work, but what about fitting into a foreignworkplace? Learning the language is crucial, of course, but it’s only part ofthe picture. Countries such as the UK, the USA, and Australia all speak English. . . but they’re so different in other ways that they frequently baffle eachother. Continue reading
One of the most frustrating experiences at work is having a boss or coworker who gives negative critical comment regarding your work. When there is a consistent barrage of negative criticism, it negatively impacts your self-esteem, feelings, and performance of your day-to-day task. As a matter of fact, it is somewhat common for those that are placed under daily destructive criticism to encounter clinical depression. Continue reading
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Workplace Balance has always been an issue amongst working professionals especially Women in the workplace. This article sheds new light and downright gives permission to go outside of the goalsetting box. Enjoy. Continue reading
What Does Toxic Behavior Say About Us in the Workplace? (Ways of curving that Toxic Appetite) Derrick Darden, PhD
Children that challenge authority want to be empowered and in power themselves. When I grew up and attended a public school in a large city in a large neighborhood, I learned that children can be very cruel and mean to … Continue reading
What are some practical steps that leaders can take to empower their team or employees and develop a high-performance workplace?
The practical steps to increase employee empowerment often involve organizational programs as well as the individual leader’s actions with direct subordinates. A variety of different empowerment programs have been used, including self-managed teams, democratic structures and processes, and … Continue reading
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The individual sees themselves as not having the ability to fit in with peers or able to leverage newer technologies. Continue reading