managers

Outdated Catchphrases

January 4, 2010

A hilarious take from Ron Rosenbaum: But don’t call it outside the box anymore, please. By now, the injunction to “think outside the box” has become inside the box airline‐magazine management‐guru cliché. Please, some of you should get back into the box, please, and take your quirky Power Points with you. What about thinking outside […]

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The Manager’s Manager

August 30, 2009

The most important person in your professional life is the person who your manager is beholden to. In a large organization, it is simple to identify this person: it is your manager’s manager. In a smaller company, it could be a C‐level person or a customer. You see, the thing is that your manager is […]

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