Sadly, I would have to say that I have learned more from bad bosses that good ones. Specially, they taught me what not to do. Here are 13 lessons.
I Am Not a Leader (or So I Thought)
Think you’re not a leader? Think again. According to guest poster Tammy Helfrich, everyone is a leader, including you. Here are five ways to embrace it.
How to Manage a Micromanager
If you find yourself working for a micromanager, here are three actions you can take to get him or her off your back.
4 Ways Supervisors Frustrate Their Employees—Are You Guilty?
Most people’s frustration at work is inflicted by their supervisors. Here are four specific ways they do so. Are you guilty?
5 Ways for Leaders to Listen Harder
I am mostly offline, attending a business conference. I have asked several bloggers to post in my absence. This is a guest post by Craig Jarrow. He is an author, speaker, and blogger on time management and technology. You can read his blog and follow him on Twitter. If you want to guest post on […]
How Do You Delegate If You Don’t Have a Staff?
Whenever I write or speak on the topic of delegation (as I did yesterday), I always get a question from someone who says, “But what if you don’t have a staff? How can you delegate?” This question typically comes from staff people, technicians, stand-alone professionals, or start-up entrepreneurs. It’s a great question. I recommend four strategies.
How to Get Your Boss Off Your Back
Many years ago, I had a boss that drove me crazy. He insisted on micro-managing me. He wanted to know every move I made. I had to furnish daily status reports with every call, every conversation, every project, etc. It really got to me. I tried to be patient, but I eventually quit. I just couldn’t succeed in that environment.