Category Archives for Managerial Techniques

Why Do Bosses Panic?

Since some of my recent blog entries have addressed parallels between bosses and children, I wanted to share an excerpt from a recent article I wrote called Childlike Fear, Corporate Consequences. If you’ve ever dealt with a boss who has behaved irrationally, this might help explain why. “Sometimes Terrible Office Tyrants (TOTs)™ panic excessively for […]

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TOT Tamer Advice Column: Managing Up

Dear Lynn, I work with many doctors everyday. It’s hard to get to know anyone really well. Because doctors tend to be really arrogant and self-centered, I’m wondering if you can give me some advice on how to knock them back down to earth? –Jon Hi Jon: First things first… let’s not knock anyone down […]

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