How to Deal with a Bad Boss
If you have come here looking for a shoulder to cry on because you work for a bad manager… I have a better idea. You can actually lead your boss in subtle and indirect ways. As a result, you will get the work done and the bad boss will rely on you on your own terms. If you are on a work machine now, get the info and delete your web browser history so you won’t get in trouble. The bottom line is that you are not alone, and you don’t have to quit. Gallup poll says that about 50% of employees leave their jobs to get away from a difficult manager, not you, my friend. Okay, now let’s talk solutions:
Ron Rael travels around the country delivering powerful and tailored keynotes for organizations and companies.
The High Road© Institute offers webinar training for companies that prefer more economical or consistent leadership support. This is a great solution for teams geographically dispersed.
Blog Articles About Leadership
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A few weeks ago, I had an interesting conversation about leadership with a person I did not perceive as a leader: Santa Claus. I had a few minutes to talk with a professional Santa, and when he heard that I was a leadership coach, his eyes lit up and he...read more
Someone I love complains nearly every day about the behaviors, mannerisms and Twitter posts about a certain world ‘leader’. “I can’t believe he said that!” “I can’t believe he has lasted this long!” “How long will people continue to support that idiot!” I...read more
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Why trust is almost non-existent in the workplace. The issue of trust crops up in nearly every presentation I give on leadership. The leader’s concerns commonly are, “I feel like I cannot trust my employee,” or “My employee doesn’t seem to trust me.” Some...read more
A friend told me a story recently about her son. Ryan is 11 years old and in the sixth grade. He surprised her one day when he declared, “Mom, I have an idea to help reduce pollution and traffic from our school buses!” Ryan explained his plan. He wanted to...read more