The Management Blog
Tips & advice to help you improve your performance
Of all the skilled valued in an effective leader, anger isn’t one of them.
It may be hard to control your emotions and stay calm in a situation that makes you want to scream or punch a wall.
As managers, those in positions of power need to keep a professional attitude in any environment.
This is easier said than done in stressful situations, where losing one’s cool can take less than one second. Learn More
Sometimes it is underestimated how stressful the role of a manager can be.
With staff needing assistance, coordinating and having your own workload to worry about, it can be hard to keep your head in these situations. Learn More
Tom had been working on a major project for two weeks, carrying his laptop between his home and the office and putting in countless hours of overtime. The report he was working on was likely the most important of his career thus far – his boss had never assigned him and his team a project of such magnitude before this one.
You’re going to have plenty of angry moments at work. It’s inevitable. A team member might call out sick, leaving the rest of you in a lurch; an employee may become indignant or miss a deadline; or a superior might dump a project on you at the last minute. Occasional bouts of anger are an undeniable part of life.