195: Handling Someone You Don’t Trust and More Community Questions
Published June 1, 2015
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    Bonni Stachowiak
    Teaching in Higher Ed

    Question from Brian
    How do you battle being unmotivated? You're boss doesn't acknowledge your work, doesn't acknowledge your time with the company. You feel unmotivated, unappreciated, and undervalued. You think its a personal issue that you need to fix, but you come to find out that your co-worker feels the same way, and they’ve been with the company for 20 years! How do you get out of that, or is it just a personal issue we need to get over, or do you just start looking for a new job? At what point is enough enough. I love my job, what i'm doing and the company I’m doing it for, but I feel that my uppers are a huge road block to my road to happiness. What would you do?

    The Empowered Manager by Peter Block*

    Question from Mark
    What recommendations can you offer when it comes to working with a colleague for whom you have little faith that he will carry his weight and work toward a successful outcome for our combined group goal?

    The Empowered Manager by Peter Block*

    Question from Hanif
    I have a request for a program in public speaking and how to control fear and anxiety. That's my biggest weakness, so your suggestions will help.

    Dave mentioned:

    Toastmasters International
    The Dale Carnegie Course

    Questions from Kylie
    Are there any organizations I can join where I can meet other OD professionals? It looks like you need to pay membership to join the OD Network (which I will if needed).

    Organization Development Network
    Association for Talent Development

    Do you personally believe it valuable to have a Coaching qualifications if in the OD space? If so, which would you recommend?

    What are your learnings in relation to OD, coaching and start-ups?
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