On this episode of My Crazy Office, Kathi and Katherine address a tough question that many managers grapple with: When is enough enough? When is it time to fire someone? They start with a question from a manager who has an employee who keeps missing days of work due to personal issues. Kathi and Katherine discuss how to determine whether it’s time to let someone go, and what you need to do to prepare.
On this episode of My Crazy Office, Kathi and Katherine explore a hot topic — How working remotely enables certain employees to work two jobs at the same time. They start with a question from a business owner who suspects that two of his employees might be double dipping. Kathi and Katherine also consider under what circumstances working a side job may be acceptable.
Sometimes, the more you know about your staff’s personal lives, the harder it is to hold them accountable. In this podcast, Kathi and Katherine discuss how challenging it can be to hold employees responsible for their work product, when you know too much about their challenges outside of work.
Kathi and Katherine talk about distorted self-perception on this week’s episode of the My Crazy Office podcast.
This week we give advice to a manager whose employee believes herself flexible, hardworking and a team player but she actually behaves in the opposite manner.
How can they manage someone with a distorted sense of self?
Kathi and Katherine talk about accountability and stress on this week’s episode of the My Crazy Office podcast.
First we give advice to a manager on how to hold staff accountable without adding stress.
Then we discuss how employees can set limits at work.
Kathi and Katherine talk about mistakes on this week’s episode of the My Crazy Office podcast.
First we give advice to someone whose boss always assumes the employee is at fault.
Then we discuss what managers can do if they have an employee who refuses to own their mistakes.
Kathi and Katherine talk about taking responsibility on this week’s episode of the My Crazy Office podcast.
First we give advice about working for someone who never takes responsibility for their mistakes.
Then we discuss why it’s important to take responsibility for your mistakes at work.