Topic: BNET

Tips For Managing Rebellion In The Workplace

Tips For Managing Rebellion In The Workplace

The more rules you throw at people, the more they are likely to rebel against them according to BNET. “Because that’s the only way they can resist being infantilized, the only means they have to protect their sense of themselves as adult and autonomous,” wrote Margaret Heffernan. That makes a lot of sense when you think about it. But what do you do if these rules have already been put in place and you as a manager have to deal with the aftermath? More »

Does Lying Kill Your Career? Not At Certain Levels

Does Lying Kill Your Career? Not At Certain Levels

It was reported today that mogul Bethenny Frankel’s recent dramatic tale of being lost at sea was not so dramatic at all. In fact it didn’t really happen even though Bethenny told any media outlet that would listen that it went down that way. The man who “rescued” the reality star and her husband last month after their boat supposedly broke down near Nantucket now says it was all scripted for her Bravo show, Bethenny Ever After. Is this a career killer for Bethenny? More »

Just Because A Company Is Mom-Friendly Doesn’t Mean It Won’t Cut Your Job

Just Because A Company Is Mom-Friendly Doesn't Mean It Won't Cut Your Job

Working Mother magazine published its list of 100 best companies for working moms last week, and it’s prompting an animated online discussion about what exactly it means for a company to be friendly to working mothers. Is a parent-friendly workplace defined as a healthy, “nice” company, or is it simply an organization with policies that help the parents it employs? More »