Managing Your Manager

Someday, I’m going to write a paper on techniques for people to “Manage Up” – that is, how to manage your manager. It’s just as important as your ability to manage your subordinates.

A Cardinal Rule of Managing Your Manager is: tell your boss when you screw up!


Firing For Fun & Profit?

Why is it that the first resort of employers in trouble is to fire their employees?

Termination should always be your last resort – always ask yourself: Did I do everything I could to help this employee’s success?

And terminating employees to show a quick fix to your stockholders is – at best – unethical.