The Problem With Destructive Comments When Leading

Let’s face it; we all have times when we say things in a way that we later regret.

While we are all human, if you are finding that your normal default is towards destructive comments, it’s time to take action.

If your default style is to use destructive comments, you will:

  • Make yourself unpopular.
  • De-motivate others.
  • Alienate yourself.
  • Stop any creativity or risk taking.

So if you want more success through others when leading, focus on tackling and addressing the way you provide comments.

Duncan Brodie of Goals and Achievements helps accountants and health professionals to achieve success and realize their professional potential through being highly effective leaders and managers. For more information and to sign up for his free audio e-course click here

About the Author Duncan Brodie

Since 2006 I’ve worked with in excess of 8,000 accountants and professionals in workshops, seminars and one to one helping them land their next jobs and become better leaders, presenters and business partners. Before that I spent 25 years in accountancy climbing the career ladder from Payments Clerk to FD. I’m a CIMA Fellow, Certified Professional Coach and Team Coach Facilitator.

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