Wrongfully Accused of Bullying
Bullying is a growing problem facing organisations and the lawsuits flying about are attracting fee-hungry lawyers. It occurs to me that there is a rapidly rising risk that ambitious and well-meaning individuals could be falsely accused of bullying in their drive for results. If you are a particularly determined character, you need to take this risk seriously and do something about it before you end up with a blot on your otherwise glittering career record.
Curiously, the Gautrey Influence Profile can provide clues about who is most at risk of this accusation. As a psychometric instrument, it determines preferred behaviour when seeking to influence. The two dimensions relevant here are Tact and Diplomacy and Determination. If you score