What do you think makes people dread coming to work more than anything else? Is it the actual work? Is it their co-workers? Is it the bad cafeteria food?
Employees who do not like working for their manager
dread coming to work on Monday.
If you have worked for a “bad manager”, this is no big surprise. We know how it feels to dread the conversations… the meetings… the emails. But— what is surprising is how our managers impact our employees and the success of our organization. What do we sacrifice when we do not deal with bad managers?
People leave managers, not companies.
Click here to read the article from Gallup that shares the importance of hiring the right people to manage employees and how GREAT MANAGERS can be the reason people want to join your organization!
Summary: One in two employees have left a job to get away from a manager and improve their overall life at some point in their career, according to Gallup’s State of the American Manager report. Bad managers are abundant, and they leave an impression — that’s what makes movies like Office Space so funny. Almost everyone can relate to the sense of dread about coming to work when a manager makes an otherwise good job feel like a dead end. This article gives three steps for building a healthy and thriving organization, starting with your managers.
By the way, if your managers need help becoming GREAT MANAGERS by developing and coaching their employees, we would love to help! Click here to learn more.)
Until next time,