Miscellaneous Rants

Bad Manager Habits, Part 2 (#27 – #49)

As many of you know, last month I took break from blogging. The President, however, was not only hard at work for most of the month, but has been busy all summer. So this week, I’m adding to my list of bad manager habits that I first posted back in May...

Cynical! says Robert Sutton

So it seems I’ve done it again. To be honest, though, I don’t set out to upset anyone. I really don’t. Nevertheless, Professor Robert Sutton of Stanford University does not appear to be pleased with what I had to say about his 2010 management book, Good Boss, Bad Boss...

Executive Pay

Recently, The New York Times published a list of the 200 best paid CEOs in the U.S. So for this week’s post, a few highlights from their rankings…

100 days (Or, 26 Habits of Bad Managers)

Like many others, with the passing of the 100-day mark, I feel it is appropriate to take a moment to assess President Trump’s performance, and that of his new administration. And from a management perspective, so far it’s not good...

Managers, what do YOU want..?

Hey, managers. I want to hear from you. That’s right. Instead of you putting up with what I have to say, this week I’d like to hear what's on your mind. And here’s what I want to know: What do you want..?