Be careful. Is your bad manager a rescuer, a people-pleaser or a numbers person?
Does your office feel like a junior high cafeteria? Jennifer Romolini, the author of Weird in a World That's Not, guides us through the minefield and shares the best way to deal with catty coworkers.
As the presidential race heats up, you may be nervous about work conversations around the election getting you into hot water, but what about navigating your own political landmines at the office?
Playing the political game is a necessity in today's organizations which are increasingly becoming flatter in structure and more flexible, with individuals connected through informal networks rather than through formal lines of authority.
There is a reason companies don't hire racist and sexist leaders and employees. It's called lawsuits and company policy. And lawsuits are costly on many fronts. They cost public good will. They cost customers. They cost sales and earnings.
A recent Forbes article revealed that 65% percent of people would rather have a different boss than a raise. Take that in for a moment, people would trade money for a better boss.