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. ” Several years ago when Ben worked as the Chief Marketing Officer for Econation — a clean tech company he co-founded, he managed an insecure employee, who we’ll call Angela. hamzaturkkol/Getty Images.