How to deal with negative employees might be as easy as picking a moldy blueberry out of the bunch. Let me explain. I’ll admit it … I love watching “Judge Judy“. It’s my mental break from my usually busy or stressful day. My family knows what when it’s 4PM, it’s Judge Judy time. She had some witty comebacks for people in her courtroom and says it like it is. One story Judge Judy shared with a plaintiff, Sierra was about blueberries. Sierra was hanging around with the wrong crowd and Judge Judy was trying to give her some motherly advice.
Judge Judy said “Did you ever go in and buy a box of blueberries and sometimes you get a moldy blueberry? If you hang around with the moldy blueberries, all the blueberries get moldy. All the well blueberries don’t make the moldy blueberry well. The one bad blueberry infects all the blueberries. … Want to spend your life as a moldy blueberry? That’s your prerogative. … You hang around with garbage you become garbage. That’s what happens. It’s as simple as that!” [Read more…] about How To Deal With Negative Employees