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How to Manage an Insecure Employee

Harvard Business

Insecure employees are “hard to evaluate, hard to coach, and hard to develop,” says Ethan Burris, an associate professor at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas, Austin. Developing rapport with anxious employees requires patience and effort. Developing a positive dynamic within the team will benefit everyone — and especially your less secure reports. Rather, he spent time building a relationship with him and developing rapport.