Employees want to be told what to do, not what not to do

“How can I get through to them?” is a common question that I am asked, which is usually followed with a sentence starting with “I continually tell them not to…”. On the surface this seems fair enough – your employer tells you not to do it and therefore you should follow instructions. The challenge that the employee is confronted with is that there is often not an alternative provided. …(Read more)