Managing Essentials™ Be More Assertive
Managing for Peak Performance
You have an key employee who needs to be more assertive in recognizing needs, taking action, speaking up, and contributing ideas. What do you do? This video scenario provides the just-in-time information and tools needed to help a manager address the situation while maintaining a respectful workplace.
Suggested Industry Usage
- Developing Core Leadership Skills
- Leading and Managing for Peak Performance
- Understand how to respectfully work through an employee's lack of assertiveness on the team/project.
- Visualize (by example) how to address common management issues in today's workplace.
Training Files (3)
Open the conversation with positive reinforcement of the employee’s skill and work habits. Approach the subject of assertion by explaining that if the employee does not contribute their ideas or skills to the department, then the department is not operating at full strength. Explain that the employee was hired based on their expertise and that his or her opinions and ideas are sought by colleagues and management.