Trigger events such as the U.S. election season give many of us permission to express our anger. Sometimes, that anger spills over into the workplace and permanently damages our work culture.
As a leader, how do we respond to these bursts of anger? Do we ignore these behaviors, and hope they’re just temporary? Is political upheaval truly the cause of this wave of anger, or an excuse?
The answer isn’t obvious. However, if we choose to ignore these behaviors, it’s just a matter of time until it decimates an otherwise productive and healthy workplace….