When Leaders Should Take a Tough Line

by Jennifer Miller on October 16, 2014

in Leadership

Square peg round holeWhat should a leader do when a team member just doesn’t quite “fit” with the company culture? That’s the question I address in this month’s Smartblog on Leadership article. It really boils down to leadership “tough love” – you can’t make excuses for direct reports who almost adhere to the organization’s values. Smartbrief’s leadership newsletter highlights the article saying, “When a key player struggles to live up to a company’s values, it’s essential that leaders take a tough line.” Read the full article in Leadership Tough Love – Never Judge or Budge – and let me know what you think: when should a leader draw the line on employee behaviors?


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