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6 Messages Bad Bosses Use To Manipulate You Into Compliance
Don't be fooled by "Everything is fine" and "Don't you agree?"
Is It Possible To Work Under A Bad Boss Without Becoming Bad Yourself?
When it comes to behavior and emotions, employees consciously and subconsciously take cues from their leaders.
Your Boss Is a Jack Ass: Should You Quit?
Jody B. Miller
CEO, Author, Keynote
But before you throw your hands up just because your boss is degrading, condescending, a micro-manager, a yeller, a passive aggressive lamebrain or, simply a bully, there are strategies you can employ that will help you preserve your sanity. Consider these tactics before you bolt for the door.
Root Canal Or Annual Performance Review
Michelle Poston Combs
Blogger at Rubber Shoes In Hell
I dread getting my annual judgement handed down to me. I am instantly transported back to the age where naps were part of school and when my favorite activity was building walls and knocking them down with my boyfriend, Clarence.
GPS FOR THE SOUL
Why Even Bad Bosses Are Good
Advertising creative director and personal essay writer.
Is Your Boss Making Your Life Miserable?
Master Certified Life Coach
This may feel as if I've asked you to suck on a lemon, but find a way, anyway, that you can to feel better about your boss. Go on... I challenge you, even though I know you're kicking and screaming with resistance, and you're about to delete this post.
Spot a Bad Boss at the Interview Phase
Professor and author. Lover of all things coconut.
Whether you are applying for a campus job, an internship, or a post-college full-time position, you are interviewing a potential employer as much as they are interviewing you.
People Leave Bad Bosses, Not Companies: Here's Why
Author, speaker, lawyer turned stress and resilience expert
People crave good leadership, and when it doesn't measure up, good employees leave and companies lose lots of money and valuable talent.
Bravo Netflix's No-Jerk Rule!
Named One Of The Top Leadership, Executive and Culture Coaches...
I recently read an article in
The Wall Street Journal
entitled "The Workplace Evolves From Sunbeam's 'Chainsaw Al' to Netflix's No-Jerk Rule." It started on an excellent foot by using the verb "evolve." Then it progressed into an un-evolved series of questions and statements.
As A CEO, Does Being Liked Really Matter?
CEO, Clarity Group, Executive Coach
Should CEOs be nice? Should their people like them -- not just respect them, trust their skill, or follow their leadership -- but actually
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When It's Time to Dump Your Toxic Boss
Carlota Zimmerman, J.D., Success Strategist
The thing about septic workplaces is that, like a particularly bad cult, they take over your mind, they destroy your confidence, and thus they have the power to inflict life-long damage on your career, and by extension, your personal life.
If You Were a Horrible Boss, Would You Even Know It?
Organizational psychologist, researcher, New York Times bestse...
Why are there so many bad bosses? They're bad because everyone is afraid to tell them. And generally, as you climb the corporate ladder, fewer and fewer people tell you the truth. This is terribly unfair when you think about it. What's a horrible boss to do? I can give you three proven steps.
History Lesson: No, Narcissism Does Not Benefit Leadership
Craig Chalquist, PhD
Teacher, Administrator, Author, Journal Editor
The narcissist's obsession with being right, first and special destroys an essential sensitivity to the array of relationship intricacies and nuances that every good leader must nurture.
Journeys' Mall Staff Quits In Epic Way
This will make you think twice before treating your workers poorly.
Journeys' Mall Staff Quits In Most Epic Way Possible
It goes without saying that employees should be treated fairly. But sometimes employers need a more blunt lesson in the importance
A Boss Is a Boss Is a Boss
Robert L. Dilenschneider
Founder, The Dilenschneider Group
Today, they may no longer act like they're the ones in charge. But the change is in the style of management. The change is not in the concept of power. Even though you might call your bosses "coaches" instead of bosses, they still have awesome power over you.
The Most Annoying Things Your Boss Does
Bullying: Not Just for Children Anymore
Learning with others since 1962. Blogger, Educator, Geek, Thou...
It's easy for adults to tell children how to react in bullying situations, including those where the child is a mere witness to such events. Right? What about when witnessing other adults being bullied?
Surprise! A Job Search Can Build Self-Esteem
First Class Woman- Living Life With No Rules
I know people typically think that engaging in a job search can beat you up and be tough on the ego. But I'm here to say not so! For those in professionally unhealthy situations, it can be an uplifting exercise that helps immensely.
10 Jobs Where Workers Are Most Likely To Hate Their Boss: PayScale
The job site Payscale ranked the jobs where workers are most likely to hate their manager, based on a survey of 24,000 respondents
Should You Call Out a Boss Who's Being a Little Bit of a Jerk?
Maureen Anderson is the host of the nationally syndicated radi...
"Which side is yours?" That's what the new manager at the restaurant where I worked as a cocktail waitress wanted to know.
Duh's and Don'ts at Work!!
Office Culture and Politics Expert
Now I'm a big fan of the fake-it-till-you-make-it school of career advancement, but there are some things you really gotta know, because there just aren't any excuses for not knowing them.
Three Steps to Break Up With Your Nightmare Boss
Head-Western and Central US & Senior Executive Coach, Goodston...
Nightmare bosses cause a reactive mess of coping behavior among their team. People will avoid giving them bad/controversial but important news, suck up to them, hide below their radar, or worse, adopt similar behavior with their own teams.
Zombies vs. Humans: Battle for the Workplace
Speaker, writer, soprano and mom; founder, Human Workplace
"My God, my God," says my friend Kristin on the phone, whispering so as not to be overheard by her cubicle-mates. "I am surrounded by zombies."
Dear Boss: I REALLY Hate You
How to Get Fired and Keep Your Dignity... and Maintain Your Self-Esteem
Celebrity/Entertainment Journalist, www.twitter.com/@pat_galla...
I've found out over the years that if you have a disagreement with your boss -- no matter where you work -- the person with the most power wins. Always.
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