Tag Archives: Boss

Which is Worse: No Communication or Bad Communication?

Communication makes the world go ’round. Nowhere is that more true than in the corporate world, where everything is better when people are communicating effectively and consistently. It stands to reason that ‘no communication’ is the death knell for any organization, but what does ‘bad communication’ do to a company? Is it worse than no […]

When They Can’t Do Without You

Being needed is a good feeling – if you’re talking about personal relationships. But, if you’re the boss, it can create all kinds of problems.  Like 14-hour days, and unused vacation, and employee dependency.  When the troops can’t do without you life can get pretty complicated, and performance is necessarily going to suffer – either […]

The Classic Symptom of a Bad Manager

At least two articles have crossed my path this past week that identify the signs of a “bad” manager. First, the American Management Association reprinted an article entitled,  “Seven Signs You May Be a Bad Manager,” and then the Wall Street Journal recently published, “Five Signs You’re a Bad Boss.” Twelve indicators that you’re not […]