Chances are, you have a favorite employee. You’re only human, so this is to be expected, but you need to make certain to keep it under wraps and treat everyone equally.
Not sure if you’re playing favorites? It’s hard to be objective with your own behavior, so ask a fellow manager to weigh in.
If you don’t think it’s a big deal to outwardly favor one employee over the rest, you’re sorely mistaken. Here’s what can happen when one person gets special treatment.