Johan Stander

77 Flips | 4 Magazines | 1 Following | 135 Followers | @johanstander75 | Shareholder, director and software manager at Maurice Kerrigan South Africa. A journey into soft skills by a technical person.

The scientific case for letting go of your workplace grudges

Forgiveness is good for our health. It can reduce depression and stress, and increase empathy and hope. Unfortunately, it’s a quality that tends to be in short supply in the modern workplace.<p>I was reminded of this point while chatting with a reporter for a local TV station who was dubious about …

Forgiveness

5 Psychological Strategies for Building a Winning Team Culture

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To be an effective leader of a team in the business world, you have to know yourself as well as the strengths, motivations, quirks and downfalls of those working for you. You cannot prompt members of your team to be their most effective …

Leadership

How to Work With a Narcissist

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For better or for worse, people often possess “less than ideal” character qualities or behaviors that make working with or for them intensely challenging. We all have them: impatience, chronic tardiness, aloofness, poor listening skills, …

Psychology

Forget the pecking order at work

Organizations are often run according to "the superchicken model," where the value is placed on star employees who outperform others. And yet, this …

The career advice you probably didn’t get

You’re doing everything right at work, taking all the right advice, but you’re just not moving up. Why? Susan Colantuono shares a simple, surprising …

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Horrible bosses drive away top talent - survey

Cape Town - Most companies think they need to spend a great deal of money on big, complex leadership interventions and management system changes …