How to Succeed With Your New Boss
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How to Succeed With Your New Boss

How to Succeed With Your New Boss

by Michael Watkins Your new boss will have more impact than anyone else over whether you succeed or fail. Your boss establishes benchmarks for your success, interprets your actions for other key players, and controls resources you need. Building a productive working relationship with him or her while you establish your mandate and negotiate for … Read More

How to Lose Your Best Employees
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How to Lose Your Best Employees

How to Lose Your Best Employees

by Whitney Johnson You want to be a great boss. You want your company to be a great place to work. But right now, at this very moment, one of your key employees might be about to walk out the door. She has consistently brought her best game to work and has grown into a … Read More

What Does “Character” Even Mean?
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What Does “Character” Even Mean?

What Does “Character” Even Mean?

by Christian B. Miller Consider some famous names from the business world in recent years. Bernie Madoff. Ken Lay. Bernie Ebbers. What do they all have in common? One thing is that they each demonstrated a tremendous failure of character. They acted viciously with no signs of a moral compass, and as a result, they … Read More

Should bosses and employees friend each other on Facebook?
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Should bosses and employees friend each other on Facebook?

Should bosses and employees friend each other on Facebook?

InformedDebate from The Costo Connection Bosses and their employees see each other every day at work and may even see each other as friends. But should they friend each other on Facebook as well? Some say yes, if you know how to set up some online restrictions. Others argue that it’s inappropriate on Facebook because … Read More