A few weeks ago we met Emma. Her boss is Eric and he is sometimes challenging to work for. When he has life under control, he is actually a reasonable boss and friendly guy. For the past couple of months Eric’s boss has been on family leave and is expected back in about six weeks. Having to do his own job plus his bosses has proven to be difficult and challenging to Eric.
A few weeks into his bosses absence, he found himself getting short tempered, angry and abrupt. He often raises his voice to his employees at work and he knows that his wife and two children are getting the worst of him. When he gets home his temper flairs even more. To his way of thinking, he has been working hard all day, when he gets home he shouldn’t have to continue working. While he hasn’t been physically abusive toward his family, his words, attitude and overall demeanor toward them are damaging. (more…)