How to Lead and Manage a Narcissistic Manager

July 31, 2024
10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT
60 Minutes
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This course will provide insight on how to lead and manage a narcissist. It will cover topics such as understanding the traits of narcissism, recognizing manipulative behavior, and developing strategies for dealing with a narcissistic leader.

The course will begin by introducing the concept of narcissism and its associated traits, such as grandiosity, entitlement, and lack of empathy. Participants will learn to identify the signs of narcissism in a leader and understand the effects of narcissistic behavior on the workplace. We will also explore strategies for dealing with a narcissistic leader, such as setting boundaries, establishing expectations, and maintaining professional distance.

We will also cover strategies for managing narcissistic behavior, such as providing clear direction and feedback, responding promptly and positively to queries, and investing in team-building activities. Participants will learn to avoid enabling narcissistic behavior and recognize when to engage in intervention. Through case studies, participants will understand how to handle difficult situations involving a narcissist.

The course will conclude by discussing the long-term impacts of working with a narcissistic leader and how to create a supportive work environment for employees. We will also discuss how to develop strategies for dealing with a narcissistic leader and how to maintain team morale in the face of difficult situations.

By the end of this course, participants will have gained an understanding of how to lead and manage a narcissist, and how to foster a healthy work environment in the presence of difficult personalities. They will have the skills to recognize narcissistic behavior, set boundaries, and respond appropriately to manipulative behavior.

Why should you Attend: Participants should attend this webinar if they:
  • Supervise or manage a narcissistic employee
  • Have managed a narcissistic employee in the past and want to learn how to be prepared to lead one in the future

Areas Covered in the Session:
  • Understand the traits of narcissism
  • Recognizing manipulative behavior
  • Developing strategies for dealing with a narcissist employee
  • How to provide clear direction and feedback
  • Learn to avoid enabling narcissistic behavior

and more

Who Will Benefit:
  • Business Owners and Operators
  • Novice and Experienced HR Generalists and Administrative Assistants
  • Payroll Staff
  • Small Business Administrative Assistants

Brenda Neckvatal is an international award-winning HR professional and two time Best Selling Author. Not only does she help business leaders get the people side of their business right, she is a specialist in crisis management, government contracting HR compliance, and mentor to rising entrepreneurs, business leaders, HR champions and professionals. Brenda has been featured in Forbes, Fast Company, Inc, as well as US News and World Reports. She started as an HR sprout after a solid fourteen-year career in retail management. She really enjoys helping people solve their unique problems, and human resources offered her the ability to support her co-workers more. Having the benefit of working for six Fortune 500 companies, she converted her experience into advising her audience to use tried and trusted best practices that help small businesses achieve their workforce goals. In her combined 30-year career in human resources and business, she has consulted with over 500 small businesses and C-suite leaders. She has optimized employee effectiveness and helped mitigate the high costs associated with making hasty employment-related decisions. She has been involved with employee situations where they have engaged in workplace violence, a near stabbing, deliberately inciting fear in other coworkers, stalking women, breaches of protocol around national security, assault, suicide, death, homicide, and a potential active shooter. Brenda is a devoted volunteer in the Navy SEAL Community and is constantly finding new ways of supporting veterans of Naval Special Warfare. She dedicates 32 weeks a year to working with The Honor Foundation to support the career transition of Special Forces personnel by providing them with her knowledge, insight, and creativity. Perseverance, integrity, and relentless optimism are just a few of the ingredients that make up what you experience when meeting and working with Brenda.

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