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Vicky Oliver

Vicky Oliver a leading career development expert and the multi-best-selling author of five books, including her latest: Bad Bosses, Crazy Coworkers & Other Office Idiots joins Enterprise Radio to gives insider tips to turn bad bosses into inspiring leaders.

This episode of Enterprise Radio is working in association with the Author Channel.

Listen to interview with host Eric Dye & guest Vicky Oliver discuss the following:

  • What are the keys for how companies should better engage workers in the big picture of each task or project?
  • Tell us what principles of common business decorum most apply to people in leadership roles?
  • Now here’s a topic that makes most people cringe. Tell us how micromanaging leads to costly employee disengagement?
  • What are the short- and long-term benefits of letting people fail?
  • What have you found to be the things that keep employees interested and concerned in their jobs? And are these things commonplace in today’s work world, or coveted by a few, select companies?
  • If people tell me they’re going to do something, I expect them to follow-through. So what are the expected business outcomes when leaders flounder on their position and not make good on their promises?
  • Empathy seems to be rather hot topic for people interested in workplace culture. So tell us why empathy should be considered a strength, not a weakness?
  • You talk about how leaders need to develop a reputation for reasonableness. What does that mean?

Vicky Oliver is a leading career development expert and the multi-best-selling author of five books, including Bad Bosses, Crazy Coworkers & Other Office Idiots (Sourcebooks, 2008), 301 Smart Answers to Tough Interview Questions (Skyhorse 2010), and 301 Smart Answers to Tough Business Etiquette Questions (Sourcebooks 2005), named in the top 10 list of “Best Books for HR Interview Prep.” She is a sought-after speaker and seminar presenter and a popular media source, having made over 700 appearances in broadcast, print and online outlets.


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