How to  Avoid Being a Horrible Boss: The Manipulator Edition

How to Avoid Being a Horrible Boss: The Manipulator Edition

Some horrible bosses are not scary like the angry manager, or disengaged like the invisible manager. They are engaged, but for all the wrong reasons. In this video I talk about a particular type of horrible boss: the manipulator. This is someone who is working their...
Great Managers Practice This Essential Communication Skill

Great Managers Practice This Essential Communication Skill

Have you ever worked for a really great manager? We hear a lot these days about horrible bosses, disengaged employees, and how work, in general, isn’t much fun. But it doesn’t have to be that way. There are some awesome places to work, and one of the...
What To Do When Collaboration Breaks Down on Your Team

What To Do When Collaboration Breaks Down on Your Team

This is what teamwork and collaboration looks like at its best:   Here are three signs that collaboration has broken down on your team: You have a recurring meeting and the agenda items haven’t changed in over a month You propose a ridiculous idea as a joke and...