Ep 09: Managing Frustration with Employees: How Leaders Can Stay Calm and Curious

As a leader, it’s natural to have expectations for how your team members should behave in the workplace, but it’s not always easy to communicate those expectations clearly. This can lead to frustration when employees don’t behave as desired, and it can cause emotional distress for the leader. In this episode, we explore the topic of how leaders can manage their emotions and frustrations when dealing with their employees.

Listen in as I explain how leaders can approach these situations with a calm and curious mindset, avoiding unnecessary drama and focusing on finding solutions. By understanding the root of the problem and holding employees accountable, leaders can create a workplace culture that values both work performance and professional conduct. I also touch on the importance of avoiding becoming emotionally distraught and how to approach employee behavior with a level head.

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • How to hold your employees accountable.
  • The importance of operating from a place of curiosity.
  • Why we should not get wrapped up in our emotions at work.
  • How to avoid unnecessary drama at work.
  • How to set clear expectations for your employees.

Ideas Worth Sharing:

You can set the expectations of accountability in your workplace. – Elisia Keown Click To Tweet If you remain calm when your employees are not behaving in the way that you see fit, then you can operate from a place of curiosity and get to the root of the problem. – Elisia Keown Click To Tweet Don’t get sucked into the drama that is unnecessary. – Elisia Keown Click To Tweet

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