He’s the passive aggressor, the one with the tight-jawed smile. Sure, he’s a great guy when he gets his way, but give him an unpleasant task and he’ll drag his feet. Need him to fill out that insurance paperwork? Yeah. He’ll get right on that.
On the climb up the corporate ladder, the line between strength and weakness isn’t always clear. Although the procrastinator is outwardly pleasant and sociable, team members may be putt off by his stubbornness.