If your current boss is an egomaniac or a narcissist, don’t worry: Your next one won’t be. And if you’re the boss? Chances are you’re humble and approachable. (Obviously!) A new study shows that supervisors who moved up the ladder … More
Topic: being the boss
You may be a skilled, hard worker, but being great at your job may not mean you’re going to have a great career. There are ways you may be screwing yourself over in your career without even realizing it. Here … More
When it comes to being a boss, you would like to think you are well-liked and well-respected, but when you notice there is a lack of drive, or commitment to the goals of the company in your employees, you can start to wonder what you’re doing wrong. You like to think of yourself as a good boss. You pat employees on the back for a job well-done, reward them and try to be encouraging overall, but are your employees still unresponsive? Has a once enthusiastic worker, now become the zombie of the office? Don’t freak out because you may be able to fix it. According to David Lee of Tlnt.com and and some other experts there are reasons why your employees are just not that into you. More
Oh Marissa Mayer, you smart CEO. This competent lady knows just how to break the ice in a new office, especially after all of the fanfare her appointment created.
What did Mayer do? Throw a big party? Buy everyone an expensive pen? No. She walked herself into the Yahoo cafeteria and got lunch for herself. It ended up being a huge gesture to the Yahoo employees.
So in honor of Marissa’s cafeteria lunch, we came up with a few other new boss ice-breakers. More
We give advice to a boss wondering how to handle their assistant who claims that everything is “just a joke.” Rule 1, Jokes should be funny. More
Today is a sad day for TV Land. No, not the cable channel. I mean, television in general. Today we learned that Andy Griffith passed away at his home on Roanoke Island, North Carolina. The 86-year-old television legend, famous for his roles in The Andy Griffith Show and Matlock among others, seems to represent a more wholesome and positive part of our cultural history. Even now, even with this sad news, it is almost impossible to hear the whistling sound of The Andy Griffith Show theme song without getting a smile on your face.
In honor of this remarkable man and his namesake show, I think it’s the perfect day to share the lessons I learned about management from one of the most dependable and kind-hearted bosses to ever grace the small screen. More
Imagine a bossless company where no single person is in charge, where each employee is responsible for themselves. It’s actually not my idea of an office utopia. Call me crazy, but I like having a boss. More
What do you do when your boss wants you to keep everything “top-of-mind.” Looks like we need a lesson in prioritizing. More
Oh the blessings of middle management. You don’t actually get to make any decisions. You get to enforce other people’s decisions. By which, I mean that you get to hear all the complaints and objections from your employees about an issue that you don’t actually have a lot of control over. Super fun, right? Well add some awkward gender dynamics in there and you might just have the seventh level of office hell. More
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One small business owner says that if your boss doesn’t trust you, there’s probably a good reason. It’s your job to figure it out. More
It seems like a trivial detail, yet doing the dishes and cleaning up messes normally falls to the females of the office. I’ve personally watched the owner of my company clean up after her male employees’ lunches. Shouldn’t women finally start demanding that males pitch in with the office “housework” as well? More
Sometimes, there’s simply nothing you can do. You’re working for a boss who simply can’t stand you. But you don’t have to admit defeat. Here’s our Grindstone Guide to handling a horrible boss who seems desperate to block your career path. More
If we only focus on men vs. women, we lose the message of gender equality in the office. More