Fault Finders and Finger Pointers

http://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/www.garycrow.net/audio/FaultFinders.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSSThe title pretty much sums it up. We all have had to deal with one of those fault finders and finger pointers. It’s frustrating sure enough. The podcasting team has a collection of examples for us, just in case […]

A Little Trip Back Up The Wall

http://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/www.garycrow.net/audio/tff6.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSSAre you a never go back person or do you like to revisit places you’ve been before? Well, we’ve been here before but it’s a place worth another listen. Of course, if you don’t mind being driven up the […]

Driving Everyone Up The Wall

http://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/www.garycrow.net/audio/DrivingEveryoneUpTheWall.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSSHave you ever wondered how frustrated people manage to be so frustrating? Well, it requires a set of skills that most people don’t have but can develop, with practice. If you aspire to be among the frustrating elite, here […]

The Frustration Factor: It’s Always About Me

http://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/www.garycrow.net/audio/ItsAlwaysAboutMe.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS Ray Vinham stands up to a light round of applause and delivers his campaign speech to the Westover Leadership Coalition. It is the evening he has waited for since the day he joined the civic group. From that […]

Come Play With Me?

http://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/www.garycrow.net/audio/ComePlayWithMe.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS•           I am a perfectionist •           Either it is right or it is wrong •           Rules are rules These types of phrases frequently come up when you try to manage warriors. Interestingly, players who use this technique are likely […]

Mainliners

http://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/www.garycrow.net/audio/tff8.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSSHave you ever been driven up the wall by a mainliner? “What’s a mainliner?” you ask. Read on. You likely are already familiar with the type and how they can cause havoc in your company.   Mainliners cannot be […]

Agitators

http://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/www.garycrow.net/audio/tff7.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSSDuring the fellowship hour after church, a few parishioners mingle but most take their usual places near their usual companions. A scattering of conversations can be overheard.   In a small group toward the back of the fellowship hall, […]

Committee Players

http://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/www.garycrow.net/audio/tff6.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSSThe Frustration Factor Society International (FFSI) advances the art and science of driving people up the wall throughout the world. The committee on methods is meeting in Chicago a week late. They were to meet in San Francisco, but […]

Bummed-out

http://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/www.garycrow.net/audio/tff5.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSSMaryanne Mitchell is the office manager for the Koch, James and Hightower law firm. She is meeting with Martin Koch. It is not unusual for Martin to ask her to stop by, but still she gets up tight and […]

Warriors

http://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/www.garycrow.net/audio/tff3.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSSBrent Miller’s dog-and-pony show takes twelve minutes. When the lights are back up, Brent confidently asks if there are any questions.  This is his big mistake.   Ronda Simpson breaks the ice. “That was good, Brent. I at least […]

Faultfinders

http://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/www.garycrow.net/audio/tff2.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSSHenry Allen walks into the teachers’ lounge where Doris is saying, “It’s their fault down in that office. They always get things fouled up. We work our tails off and they can’t get anything right.”   Picking up on […]

By The Book

http://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/www.garycrow.net/audio/tff1.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSSIs there someone where you work who absolutely, totally, and unequivocally drives you up the wall? Do you sometimes feel like climbing the wall all by yourself as the quickest way to escape? If you are saying Yes! Yes! […]