Fault Finders and Finger Pointers

The 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 they have temporarily slipped our mind. https://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/content.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/FaultFinders.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 10:57 — […]

A Little Trip Back Up The Wall

Are 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 wall, it’s ok to take a pass on this revisit. https://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/content.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/tff6.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | […]

Driving Everyone Up The Wall

Have 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 is a full dozen of the most useful techniques for totally frustrating people. With time and […]

The Frustration Factor: It’s Always About Me

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 first meeting, he had known that his being president was critical if the club were to get […]

Come Play With Me?

•           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 to make their pronouncements when others are around and will overhear. When focusing their play on […]

Mainliners

Have 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 bothered with elementary groundwork.   These players will plunge into any project without so much as […]

Agitators

During 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, things are getting a little emotional. A teacher has just said, “I think I’m going to give […]