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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.

What I Learned From My Boss

Scott MacFarland | Posted 02.19.2014 | Business
Scott MacFarland

My career started before the Internet was born. I use that line with many college students as I talk with them. They laugh and give me a quizzical look. As I continue my story, I tell them years into my career, I finally learned to think critically, creatively and figure out how to navigate tough challenges.

10 Jobs Where Workers Are Most Likely To Hate Their Boss

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 02.27.2013 | Business

Hate your boss? You might want to blame your career choice. The job site Payscale ranked the jobs where workers are most likely to hate their mana...

The Mentor's Mentor

Gary M. Krebs | Posted 05.26.2012 | Business
Gary M. Krebs

No matter the situation, I would ask myself the question: "What would Gerry do?" Just imagining the answer got me through many complex challenges. I even made a list of the top six attributes that made his leadership style so effective.

Pushing Past the Pain of Feedback

Brian Tolle | Posted 04.16.2012 | Business
Brian Tolle

There is a tried and tested method for giving someone feedback that doesn't make you the bad guy. In fact, the odds are in your favor that the employee will see you in a positive light.

What to Do When Your Boss Is a Micromanager

Tom Fox | Posted 03.28.2012 | Business
Tom Fox

After considering the possible reasons for micromanagement, the question to ask yourself is "What can I do about the situation?"

A volatile mix of work and friendship

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Hi Dr. Levine, I'm 28 years old and have had a major relationship bust up. I worked for someone named Risa on and off for a year. She's a g...

The New Grassroots: Social Media and the Post-Post Modern Campaign

Cynthia Boaz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cynthia Boaz

I'm currently consulting for a friend's political campaign, which is for a position (county supervisor) that while extremely important, is one about w...

Resisting the Urge to Gossip

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Managers need to find ways to promote informal communication while minimizing destructive gossip and knife-in-the-back criticism that impairs relationships, lowers morale, and decreases productivity.

Letter to The Supervisors Who Cut Planned Parenthood's Funding

Danielle Cavallucci | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Danielle Cavallucci

You ought to be ashamed of operating under such a thin veneer of religious ideology without offering the women who patronize Planned Parenthood an alternative.