I write this under the strain of frustration, anger, and sadness. Someone very close to me – and all her staff – are suffering deeply from the short-sighted, fear-based actions of bad bosses.
Beware the invoking of “the chain of command.” (more…)
Ever work for a bad boss? You know how badly your team can suffer. Morale, productivity, initiative – down the tubes.
Ever work for a great boss? You know how your team (more…)
People grow best where they continuously experience an ingenious blend of support and challenge; the rest is commentary.
It’s a rare aphorism that captures the essence of leadership in a single sentence, but (more…)
In an elementary school where I used to teach, the “behavior room” (where the bad kids got sent) displayed this poster: “It’s okay to be angry. It’s not okay to be mean.”
I don’t care how “invaluable” the employee is — (more…)