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Are You Scaring Your Employees to Death?

By: Christine Comaford
Last updated 5/17/2013

Even the most capable and emotionally intelligent leaders may inadvertently act in ways that create uncertainty and fear among their team members, causing them to revert to a primitive “critter state” where a “fight, flight, or freeze” mentality takes over.

 

About the Author(s)

Christine Comaford is a global thought leader who helps midsized and Fortune 1000 companies navigate growth and change. An expert in human behavior and applied neuroscience, she is the author of Rules for Renegades. Her latest book is SmartTribes: How Teams Become Brilliant Together. Comaford has consulted to the White House (Clinton and Bush), built and sold five of her own businesses with an average 700% return on investment. She is a leadership columnist for Forbes.com and is frequently quoted in the business and technology media. For more information, visit www.christinecomaford.com