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…)
The recession ain’t all bad. For one thing, your employees are a captive audience. Not many other options out there for them.
But with the recession ending, (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…)