A ‘thought partner’ is the type of manager you want to be

Thought Partner

The opposite of micro-managing. Continue Reading

The dead end job problem of employee turnover

Dead End Job

“Hit your targets — predominantly the same targets — for 10 years without nary a raise,” sneers the enterprise white-collar manager. Continue Reading

Shiny Object Syndrome is harming your business

Shiny Object Syndrome

“I need you on this new thing now. Sense of urgency.” Continue Reading

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Employee satisfaction: One thing matters the most

Employee satisfaction

“Happy at work? I need them heads down, nose to the grindstone, hitting their goddamn targets!” Continue Reading

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“I hate my boss:” The anthropological reason

I Hate My Boss

It’s not just “He/she is a wanker” or “He/she doesn’t respect me.” (That’s part of it.) It’s deeper into the human condition than that, though. Continue Reading

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Middle managers are crippling the economy

Middle Managers

… to the tune of about $3 trillion (yes, with a t). Continue Reading

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Maximizing your front line leadership

Front line leadership

Bunch of KPI-chest-pounders at the intersection of your company and your customers? Not good. Continue Reading

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Bureaucracy is swallowing workplaces whole

Bureaucracy Org Chart

Does your company really need both a Chief Data Analyst and a Chief Fun Idea Generator? Potentially not. Continue Reading