Bad Bosses: The Resigned Boss

Bad Bosses: The Resigned Boss

This boss archetype is so common, I bet you’ve already thought of a few people who fit this. This is not a boss who has resigned, but a boss who is resigned. Aka, their declare their powerlessness way more often than is appropriate for someone who theoretically...
Why aren’t my direct reports more grateful?

Why aren’t my direct reports more grateful?

A few weeks back a manager posted in a Facebook group about how her staff had an attitude of entitlement that she wanted to address. She cited a lack of appreciation around COLA (Cost of Living Adjustment) increases in compensation, an increase in staff benefits, and...
Bad Bosses: The Boss Who Can Do No Wrong

Bad Bosses: The Boss Who Can Do No Wrong

The reality is that everyone has had, will have, or currently has a Bad Boss. It is one of the easiest topics to find common ground on and can be heard all through the Happy Hour watering hole after a work day is over. Bad Bosses can show up in many different forms:...