Arrogant people rarely add value to a team or company performance in the long term. Burgundy-bigdealThey are often seen as self serving. They have little respect for other team members, suppliers and very often customers. Being arrogant is a decision that the person makes every day. They will continue to make this decision because they will feel it serves them well. Why? because so few people are brave enough to confront an arrogant person and see it through.

Arrogance is often mistaken for confidence. They are completely different. Arrogance exudes a negative force in any workforce, breeds fear into employees and generally is not conducive to a positive work environment. Confidence exudes a positive force, can empower team members and leads to improved team work and increased profitability.

Arrogance can also lead to mistakes being made because they arrogant person will rarely admit to not knowing how to do something and they will rarely allow themselves to be corrected. The team member is often fearful about confronting this team member, irrespective of the fact that a mistake is being made and losses are being incurred.

Dealing with arrogance can be a challenge but it is not an insurmountable task. We deal with it every day in organisations and at every level.

If you have an issue with arrogance – get in touch.

About the author,

Hi I’m Derek O’Dwyer. I have been an ActionCOACH for the last 18 years. I live in Clare and work with businesses around Ireland to take their business to the next level. I am passionate about business and providing help and advice. In the past 18 years I have worked with over 400 business owners helping them and their business. I adapt my coaching depending on what you and your business need. I find that each coaching relationship is different but as long as we understand that we have a common objective with timescales, positive things happen quickly. I am a firm believer i the concept of “what you can measure you can manage” and “what you measure you can improve”. Key performance indicators and accountability form the bedrock of my coaching platforms. If making more money from your business, working less hours in your business and having a great team running your business then it’s worth having a discussion with me. If you are willing to implement changes I will be there to help every step of the way. In terms of personal accolades and recognition I have been awarded ActionCOACH of the year in Ireland every year for the last ten years In 2019 I was inducted into the ActionCOACH Global Hall Of Fame I was global Rookie Coach of The Year in 2002 having achieved remarkable success as the first ActionCOACH in Europe. Many of my clients have also received awards from their peers for their business improvements.

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