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Should You Police Your Employees?

Should You Police Your Employees?

Just idea of it makes workers cringe but policing employees may become a necessary measure in battling office politics. Most bosses and subordinates hate the idea of “policing” and “being policed.”   It’s a word that makes everyone stand up a little straighter because essentially police are the figures that uphold the law and brings [... read more]

The Politics of the Bad Boss

The Politics of the Bad Boss

If you dread going into work, have anxieties and fears about your workday, it’s probably because you’ve got a bad boss making your workday a living hell. Unfortunately you’re not alone— 80 percent of employees leave their jobs because of their bosses. [... read more]

When you’re smarter than the boss

When you’re smarter than the boss

We’ve all been through it. You’re at a job reporting to a supervisor who knows less about the business than you do. In meetings, he mentions things unrelated to the discussion and makes suggestions that cause others to groan and roll their eyes.  If you believe that your boss is an incompetent drone in a [... read more]

10 reasons why America should celebrate this July 4

10 reasons why America should celebrate this July 4

There are many things that are wrong in the workplace— backstabbing employees, gender bias, young bosses and bad bosses— but let’s take a moment to celebrate some of the good things in the America, in spite of the backstabbers. This past Thursday marked the 45th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act of [... read more]