Aggressive (or passive aggressive), negative, controlling, judgmental, unreliable, inflexible, not a team player, prone to losing it, talks too much / doesn’t listen enough / interrupts... We've all worked with difficult people... It can be distracting at best and de-railing at worst. Especially if this person also happens to be your boss. Often professionals would rather quit than find ways to improve these working relationships.
In this session executive coach Amanda Davie from Equal Talent, will lead London Tech Ladies in working together to explore why it is that some people can be so difficult and how the drama manifests; and to identify strategies for dealing with these people, in order to build (or rebuild) trust, thrive and succeed in our work.
What will people gain? • Insight into why some people are so difficult to work with • Strategies to identify ways to deal with these people • Exercises and practices to start integrating into your life • Tips and guidance to take away
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Amanda Davie is an executive and leadership coach and director of Equal Talent, a coaching consultancy that supports STEM organisations in creating a fairer, more balanced and better performing workforce. Amanda was a pioneer of Internet advertising in the UK from 1999 - 2008. She helped build and lead fast-growth digital media agency businesses, from scratch to sale, before she bumped her head on the glass ceiling and deciding to take more control over her career. So she exercised her own entrepreneurial muscle and founded Reform, a successful transatlantic digital transformation consultancy, from 2009-2013.