Tag: Work Relationships

11 Lessons From Great Bosses That You Can Use Right Now

Some bosses really stick in your memory. Often, it’s two kinds that leave the most indelible marks: the horrible bosses and the amazing ones. We asked 11 people to highlight lessons learned from great managers that helped in their professional development—and that you can apply in your own career. Read […]

You Can’t Please Everyone (and the Sooner You Realize That, the Happier You’ll Be)

Sometimes it seems like—no matter how hard you try—you always end up disappointing someone. It’s a fact: You can never please absolutely everybody. However, that notion doesn’t have to destroy your confidence. It can actually empower you and make you better at your job. Read Complete Article

Ask an Honest HR Professional: How Can I Get My New Direct Reports to Respect Me?

You’re a new manager, and you have one direct report who skates by with the bare minimum. Because you’re close in age, that employee doesn’t seem to respect you or your position. Here’s an HR professional’s advice on how you can motivate that person to step things up. Read Complete […]