When others discuss my team I often hear “where your career goes to die, the career graveyard”. I don’t take prisoners, and I have a high churn of staff. I don’t need to be liked, I need to be respected for what I do.
My team have not embraced my changes; they are rubbish. HR has informed me absence is up and that the rumour mill is that most of the team are looking for new jobs. Good riddance, I say. Those who are not looking I would like to manage out. I want to bring in my own team and build a team that do what I tell them.
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Fear of Challenge
A lot of Managers fear challenge. This is often due to them fearing being seen as a lesser Manager, someone who does not have all the answers, they feel foolish when this happens. It can feel humiliating for them. Their response is one of anger, resentment and as a result they close down; their team learns very quickly to stop challenging and become submissive.
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