Insecure Scarecrows: Scaring Your Team Members Away!
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About This Episode
Let’s face it: everyone has insecurities. But what happens when those insecurities manifest at work? These “scarecrows” often make your most valuable team members want to leave! In this episode, Jeff Kahler interviews a friend of the show who was dealing with a scarecrow. Find out how this scarecrow situation resolved and learn some simple solutions for dealing with scarecrows in your organization.
Have you had a scarecrow in your organization? We’d love to hear how you handled it! Send us an email or comment.
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