Smart idea: Comment on the work not the worker.
Here’s the situation: One of your employees, Joe, turns out quality product time after time, but he frequently gets into work late, and he has trouble getting along with his coworkers. You think Joe has a lot of potential, but you don’t want to give him mixed messages. What’s the best way to address him?
The mistake many supervisors make in situations like these, says employee-assistance counsellor Gary[…]