Abrasive Leader Turnaround—Don’t lose a valuable leader or live with their fallout

Is a top executive antagonizing people in your company? Over-reacting, over-controlling, threatening, humiliating, manipulating―whatever the mode, it’s costing your company money, it’s causing pain and you’ve yet to come up with a solution.

You don’t want to lose this leader―their work is vital. But their disruptive behavior is eroding productivity and morale. Colleagues are complaining or avoiding the situation. Good people may have quit; others may be on their way.

Even if you’ve addressed the issue, the leader is unaware of their harmful impact. They don’t see that there’s a problem, or they make tepid attempts at change that don’t last.

Abrasive leaders cost the organization

In The Price of Incivility, HBR Jan-Feb 2013, Christine Porath and Christine Pearson reported the impact on workers of uncivil behavior:

  • 48% intentionally decreased their work effort.
  • 66% said their performance declined.
  • 78% said their commitment to the organization declined.
  • 12% said they left their job because of the uncivil treatment.
  • 25% admitted to taking their frustration out on customers.

You can solve this dilemma

By teaming with Jennifer Sellers, Inspired Mastery’s executive turnaround specialist, your leader discovers their toxic blind spots. And through a supportive, non-judgmental process, they gain new perspectives and learn new strategies to shift their behaviors from abrasive to engaging.

As they make this shift, the leader also:

The Abrasive Leader Turnaround process

Using a powerful evidence-based coaching protocol, Jennifer helps you take action and reduce the risk of condoning unacceptable behavior. Customized to individual needs, the typical Abrasive Leader Turnaround engagement includes: