• Kathy Andrews

What to Do if your Employee Starts to Outshine You


Without question, to achieve audacious goals, you need aspiring and brazen employees on your team.


But when an employee is trying to outshine you and not respecting your management, you should work to assert yourself.


If your employee’s aggressive profile-building distracts them from their day job or overshadows you and your team, you risk diminishing your chances for future advancement and your credibility as their boss.


Here are five steps you can take to handle an employee who is actively stepping over you, without stifling their ambitions or losing your power to manage them.


What to Do If Your Employee Starts to Outshine You.