By Liz Wiseman
This article was originally posted in the St. Louis Post Dispatch and published October 28, 2014.
“Too often well-meaning managers shield their employees from change and disruption, essentially placing a do not disturb sign on the employee’s door.
While employees may seem temporarily relieved, could it be that they are actually unhappy when they are cloistered and comfortable? When is it time to disturb someone, wake them up, and lead them into a discomfort zone?
My research focused on just these questions: When are employees ready to be challenged and how much of a challenge can they … Read the rest