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Outdated Catchphrases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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