What the boss really does

What the boss really does

I recently watched the movie The Intern, a lighthearted office story about a young chief executive and her intern, who happens to be a 70-year-old retired guy. In the movie, Jules, the CEO, is struggling. She works 16+ hours a day as the organization is growing...
A good good-bye

A good good-bye

Leaving one company for another is a transition that must be handled carefully. Some of the most successful departures we’ve witnessed have had these characteristics: Communicated as early as possible to the direct supervisor and human resources Focused on the...
Yay, me!

Yay, me!

What have you accomplished this week/month/year? If you can’t answer that question, your contributions may not be on your boss’ radar either. That could spell trouble when it comes to career advancement – or in some cases, keeping your job. There is...
Conflict aftermath

Conflict aftermath

In a perfect world, people in conflict would work things out and emerge stronger. In the real world, conflict can be complicated and take some time to resolve. While we firmly believe that the vast majority of conflicts can come to successful resolution, it takes time...