Three “Qualities” of a Manager that Make Me Nervous
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Three “Qualities” of a Manager that Make Me Nervous

1. They’re striving for perfection

Okay let’s drop the fancy terms, this typically is the manager that believes they don’t need professional advice from someone in the HR or OD industry. According to them, they have already seen and heard it all.

Here’s the thing about people who view themselves as what I am loosely referring to as “perfect”. They tend to be:

  • all or nothing
  • all about the goal
  • about outward appearances
  • about what we “technically” do (please excuse my excessive use of quotations)

This would be great if business was stagnant and people were predictable.

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