290: How to Manage Abrasive Leaders, with Sharone Bar-David
Published March 27, 2017
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    Sharone Bar-David: Abrasive Leaders
    Sharone Bar-David is the author of Trust Your Canary: Every Leader’s Guide to Taming Workplace Incivility* and president at Bar-David Consulting, a company offering solutions for creating a respectful workplace and rehabilitating abrasive leaders.
    Key Points

    Abrasive leaders often don’t realize how they’re acting, or if they do, they don’t realize the negative affects.
    One of the greatest myths is that you can’t do without someone — everyone is replaceable.
    The three steps of SBD:

    State the Expectation - What values or behavior you expect?
    Behavior - What are the behaviors that are of concern?
    Desired Behavior - How do you want the person to act?

    360 reviews are good for diagnosing a problem with an abrasive leader, but not for solving it.

    Resources Mentioned

    Abrasive Leader Risk Assessment
    Trust Your Canary* by Sharone Bar-David
    Abrasive Leaders: Five Mistakes You’ve Made When Managing Them
    Is Your Email Writing Style Putting You at Risk?

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    Related Episodes

    CFL164: How to Handle a Boss Who’s a Jerk
    CFL210: How to Tame Workplace Incivility

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