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Strategies to Nip Bad Behaviors in the Bud

The worst agonies of leadership are self-inflicted

Fact: The worst agonies of leadership are self-inflicted.

Poor results and toxic environments are often the result of misplaced tolerance.

What happens when you avoid tough issues:

  1. Unintentional affirmation of negative behaviors. Silent tolerance is unspoken approval. Teams embrace negative behaviors that leaders tolerate. In fact, tolerance is endorsement. Endorsement becomes encouragement. Negative behaviors allowed in moderation eventually become harmful patterns and destructive habits.

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