Posts Tagged ‘argue’



The 5 People I’ll Never Hire Again

Working with our team at Cooke Pictures, I’ve produced hundreds of film and video projects over the years, and in the process hired thousands of people. I’ve worked on every continent, and about 50 countries. After all that experience hiring and sometimes firing, these are the five types of people – on a film set or in the office – I will never hire again: Read the full article »

How to Deal With Someone Who’s Sincere, but Sincerely Wrong

One of the greatest challenges you’ll ever face in the workplace is confronting someone who is sincere, but sincerely wrong. Their absolute belief in the rightness of what they’re doing is what makes it so difficult to change their mind or offer correction. I especially see it when I work with religious organizations and encounter a staff member who’s making a huge mistake. Everyone else can see it, but because they invest it with personal belief – sometimes even spiritual justification – it’s almost impossible to correct.  In fact, I’ve dealt with a few who are so convinced of their position, they’d allow the organization to go bankrupt before they Read the full article »