DEAR DAN: A TEAM MEMBER IS SARCASTIC AND DISRESPECTFUL
February 11, 2018
I have recently been promoted to sales manager. One of my team members is not giving me the respect as a manager.
He often acts sarcastically about some of my plans and just acts like I don’t matter. He has only been with the company for about a year. I don’t think he thought I would end up his manager.
He is challenged in his territory and is struggling to meet certain budgets. I feel I will have to work closely with him to help him in his territory, but I am concerned about his attitude and comments.
The rest of my team is on board with everything.
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Yet another terrific article from The Leadership Freak, providing solid advice on how to handle someone on your team that is not giving you the respect you deserve.
Learning how to handle disrespectful team members is yet another important skill that managers will do well to attain early in their career.