Toxic People

Hiring

This Is What You Get When You Ignore 'Quality Of Hire'

On average, a new hire costs a company $4,000. The cost is far higher when the employee doesn't work out.
Hiring

Study: Dodging a Toxic Hire Is Better for Business Than Onboarding a Superstar

Companies who avoid hiring these problem employees end up saving thousands of dollars, according to the paper's authors.
Leadership Qualities

4 Signs of a Terrible, Toxic Boss

Ever gone to your boss with a 'great idea,' only to have him or her toss off an 'I'll think about it' and completely ignore you?
Infographics

To Avoid Hiring a Toxic Employee, Look for These 6 Qualities (Infographic)

A toxic hire can cost a company time and money, so finding workers with these characteristics is vital.
Conversational Intelligence

7 Ways to Have a Pleasant Conversation With a Negative Person

People with valid complaints deserve to be heard but chronic complainers need to either lighten up or shut up
Toxic People

10 Toxic People You Should Avoid in the Office

Here are 10 types of toxic drainers you should stay away from at all costs so that you don't become one yourself.
Hiring

6 Reasons Why You Must Resist the Temptation to Hire a Brilliant Jerk

Nobody is ever so good at what they do that you can overlook them undermining the team.
Communication Strategies

How I Kept My Dignity and My Job When Our Billionaire CEO Screamed at Me

Appeasing egomaniacs is no way to earn a living but quitting in protest has its drawbacks, too.
Relationships

Do You Have Toxic People in Your Life That Are Limiting Your Potential?

This one shocking mistake is limiting your income and putting a cap on your dreams. Follow these five tips to get yourself out of these relationships.
Relationships

6 Signs Someone Is a Social Hand Grenade

Don't wait until that person goes off. Know what behaviors to look for and then keep away.
Toxic People

7 Toxic People to Avoid When Starting a Business

Beware of those who will try to sabotage your efforts, including yourself.
Success

The 5 Mental Barriers to Greatness Only You Can Remove

Success is not destiny, it is achieved by how we live each day.
Relationships

8 Toxic Types of People You Should Keep Out of Your Life

Individuals with these qualities can sap your energy and put a strain on your business.
Positivity

7 Strategies for Dealing With Negative People

Pessimism is contagious. Have a plan to shield yourself from the people who know no joy.
Careers

6 Toxic Beliefs That Can Ruin Your Career

Be mindful of your tendencies to succumb to these beliefs, so that they don't derail your career.
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