Surprising ways in which you sabotage yourself at work without even knowing

It was a rainy and cold afternoon. I had ran away from work without telling my boss to meet her. She listened carefully to my career presentation, took a breath and looking over her glasses she went "Gee, you really do sabotage yourself!". She was my coach, that I had hired to prepare me for … Continue reading Surprising ways in which you sabotage yourself at work without even knowing

Harassment 101 – part II. How to make your boss stop harassing you without appealing to formal measures (c) – get a bigger boss have your back

Probably the second most efficient way to stop your boss from harassing you is to have your boss’ boss as your ally. If your boss has a boss then by all means, find a way to get that person to understand and like you. For the record, I still think that the first step you … Continue reading Harassment 101 – part II. How to make your boss stop harassing you without appealing to formal measures (c) – get a bigger boss have your back

Traits of a future manager

So, you fancy a management career. Or you are so fed-up with working for others and very much prefer having them work for you. For several years I have looked at different managers and I couldn’t help but noticing certain common traits existing in most of them. Then I looked around at fellow employees to … Continue reading Traits of a future manager