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March 9, 2017

The Un-Buzzed Way to Build a Great Company

People are unhappy at work. That is obvious. In a recent post I strongly suggested that leaders have a responsibility — to treat everyone with respect, set a positive…

March 7, 2017

It Is Not Your Fault You Are Miserable at Work

You can probably spot the signs. Sunday night blues. Feelings of “am I really making a difference.” I am not talking about the occasional bad day. No, this is an everyday…

March 1, 2017

How to Feed the Office Parrot

“Sort of like a walk in the wilderness, just not as refreshing.” That was just one of the hundreds of comments on my recent post about rude “animal” bosses. But I thought…

February 23, 2017

Hey Boss: Your Chaos Is Making Me Anxious

Have you ever had a boss who seemed to leave behind a trail of disaster? I have. Too many times. There was the boss who threatened team members when he did not like an…

February 22, 2017

Stop Worrying About VCs Stealing Your Idea

A friend approached me last year about starting a software company that would be an add-on in the Salesforce AppExchange. He was in the beginning stages and needed some…

February 15, 2017

The 8 Rude "Animal" Types of Bosses

Ever work with someone who hogs all the credit? Or a parrot who never seems to have an original idea? I bet you can think of a few people who act more like zoo animals…