How To Demotivate People in the Workplace

3 Apr

Earlier today a group of colleagues were visiting about why people quit jobs.  There were quite a large number if ideas and most of them sounded reasonable.  As you know the answer is heavily dependent on how you frame the question.  My favorite question to a room full of experienced people is “Have you ever worked for the manager from hell?”  In most group about 40 – 60% of people raise their hands.  With entrepreneurs the number is closer to 90%.

For some surefire ideas about how to become the manager from Hades, here are 8 ideas for how to demotivate your people.  If you see yourself in any of these it’s time for a bit of quiet reflection about your life.

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