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What to Do When Your Manager Steals Your Ideas

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 09.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

This quandary is a tough situation as you're trying simultaneously to protect your hard work, maintain your job, and not upset the person who oversees your work. Knowing though how to strike a balance among honesty, diplomacy, and directness is crucial in dealing with this issue.

Put Down the Tequila and Step Away Slowly

Rob Hiaasen | Posted 09.05.2014 | Comedy
Rob Hiaasen

Monster.com, a global employment website, has published an article called "Nine Things Never to Say to Your Boss." Here are the nine things, with accompanying commentary by a non-Monster.

10 Steps To Getting A Raise

Rana Florida | Posted 09.01.2014 | Business
Rana Florida

If you're doing an outstanding job, your bosses will do what it takes to keep you. All that you need is a plan. Here's one you can carry out in ten easy steps.

What If Your Boss Really Is a Jerk?

Bruce Tulgan | Posted 08.27.2014 | Business
Bruce Tulgan

There's no question that the yelling, screaming, abusive jerks are the worst, and they can be very painful and difficult to deal with. Before we look at them more closely, let's consider the six more subtle types of jerk boss behavior and how to apply to each type the withering medicine of rationality, orderliness and professionalism.

5 Career Negotiating Tips for Recent Grads

Katie Donovan | Posted 08.15.2014 | Women
Katie Donovan

Did school teach you the skill for the job and the career center teach you how to get the first job? Yup, but most likely no one taught you about all the things that can happen in the first job. Here are five tips to help negotiate the early part of your career and beyond.

9 Reasons I Loved My First Boss

Josh Bersin | Posted 07.29.2014 | Business
Josh Bersin

Early in your career this is all very stressful. Of course you want to succeed - but you're not always sure how. My advice is to be yourself (topic of another blog). But in the meantime, it often comes down to having a great boss.

Is Your Boss a Micromanager? Take the Quiz to Find Out

Melissa Llarena | Posted 07.24.2014 | Business
Melissa Llarena

Every workplace has one -- the manager who wants to know what you're doing, when you're doing it and how you're doing it at all times. If this sounds like your boss, then you've got a micromanager on your hands.

The Challenge of Moving From Peer to Leader

Bruce Tulgan | Posted 08.19.2014 | Business
Bruce Tulgan

If you are taking over a team on which you have been a member, it is very likely that you may have formed some friendships in the course of working together. Sometimes the friendship predates the working relationship.

10 Reasons Why Your Employees Should Watch the World Cup

Steve Siebold | Posted 08.13.2014 | Business
Steve Siebold

There are many lessons from the World Cup and these great athletes that can be copied to run a more successful business.

Can You Be a Hands-On Manager in a Hands-Off Culture?

Bruce Tulgan | Posted 08.04.2014 | Business
Bruce Tulgan

Sometimes managers tell me, "This organization is very conservative. We don't believe in confrontation. We don't like to rock the boat... So the cultu...

Sinéad O'Connor Gets Surprising New Look

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 06.03.2014 | Entertainment

Sinéad O'Connor released the first promo photo for her new album, "I'm Not Bossy, I'm The Boss," out Aug. 12. The singer, who is known for her shaved...

Most Managers Don't Realize They Are Caught in a Vicious Cycle

Bruce Tulgan | Posted 07.19.2014 | Business
Bruce Tulgan

We find that the vast majority of managers -- even most under-managers -- spend a lot of time on people management. The real problem is how most managers spend their precious management time.

How Is Being a Good Boss Just Like Being a Good Parent?

Ben Michaelis, Ph.D. | Posted 07.05.2014 | Business
Ben Michaelis, Ph.D.

This is the most important one. Your boss, like your parent, should be aiming for your success. If you don't feel like your boss is looking for ways to help further your career, or worse, is trying to sabotage you, then you don't have a boss -- you have a problem.

10 Reasons You Have to Quit Your Job in 2014

James Altucher | Posted 06.08.2014 | Business
James Altucher

I'm going to tell you why you have to quit your job. Why you need to get the ideas moving. Why you need to build a foundation for your life or soon you will have no roof.

How to Be a Great Internship Boss When You Have No Time

Ashley Mosley | Posted 06.07.2014 | Small Business
Ashley Mosley

You can be a good internship boss, even if your 9-to-5 schedule is already packed. Here are a few ways to become the best internship boss possible, even if you have no time.

What Plagues Women Bosses?

Dr. Sonya Rhodes | Posted 05.21.2014 | Women
Dr. Sonya Rhodes

Why is it that so many women in the workforce seem to be looking for the mentor, to guide their career into the upper echelons? Does this reflect the fantasy that mom will come to the rescue?

The S&M Experience

Robin Korth | Posted 05.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Robin Korth

Do you remember the first time you heard the "S" (sir) word or the "M" (ma'am) word when someone was addressing you? In the timeline of maturity this event stands stark in many people's memories. The first time I got "ma'am-ed," I actually turned around to see who the person was talking to. It certainly could not have been me!

What Kids Actually Think About Sheryl Sandberg, Leaning In, and 'Ban Bossy'

Dr. Harold Koplewicz | Posted 05.10.2014 | Parents
Dr. Harold Koplewicz

Everyone agreed: "bossy" isn't a great word, and it is used more often to refer to girls. The girls disliked the word bossy more than the boys did, sure. But here's what's interesting: when we asked the first graders about the word "leader," they were more positive but not overwhelmingly so.

Are You Working at the Right Job? Here's How to Tell

Karolina Szczur | Posted 04.21.2014 | Business
Karolina Szczur

During eight years of my career I have worked at more than ten product-oriented companies or agencies -- and I've also had dozens of clients when freelancing. Some of those jobs were terrible, some of them were OK, but almost none made me happy. Up until now.

4 Steps to Take If Your Boss Is a Micromanager

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 04.16.2014 | Business
Dr. Peggy Drexler

Micromanaging can show up in many forms, but most typically in bosses who dictate how employees complete tasks, question employees' judgments, frequently ask for updates and check-in incessantly.

WATCH: I Left My Bullying Boss On The Side Of The Freeway

HuffPost Live | Posted 02.13.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Standing up to a bully in the workplace can be difficult, especially when the bully is your boss. Stress expert Becki Houlston finally confronted her ...

Why I Just Quit My Job at Apple

Jordan Price | Posted 04.13.2014 | Technology
Jordan Price

All I know is that I wanted to work at Apple really bad -- and now not so much. Today at lunch time I wiped the iPad data clean, put the files I had been working on neatly on the server, left all their belongings on my desk, and I got in my car and drove home.

History Lesson: No, Narcissism Does Not Benefit Leadership

Craig Chalquist, Ph.D. | Posted 03.29.2014 | Business
Craig Chalquist, Ph.D.

The narcissist's obsession with being right, first and special destroys an essential sensitivity to the array of relationship intricacies and nuances that every good leader must nurture.

Trying to Get Your Job Back After a Walter Mitty Style Adventure

Oren Mendez | Posted 03.17.2014 | Comedy
Oren Mendez

Hi, Mr. Cooper. It's Martin. I'm actually glad you didn't pick up, it'll be much easier to just say this over your answering machine. As you probably noticed, I haven't shown up for work at all this week.

This Is So Satisfying

Posted 12.18.2013 | Comedy

Apparently, winning the lotto would be the only thing these pedestrians would need before telling their boss how they really feel. ...