In this guest post, Mike Figliuolo explains how to deal with a steamroller personality, one of the personalities described in his new book, Lead Inside the Box: How Smart Leaders Guide Their Teams to Exceptional Results.
Heather joined your team a year ago. You hired her after interviewing many qualified candidates. Her résumé was far and away the best you saw. You ended the interview with a “let me convince you why you should take this job” pitch hoping you could get her to accept the role immediately.
The only warning flag you saw was feedback from Heather’s references. While they confirmed the glowing results she claimed on her résumé you sensed reticence on their part. You heard their answers trail off leaving . . . → Read More: How to Deal With a Steamroller Personality on Your Team