The Middle Manager

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Do You Love Your Job?

I’ve been working for large companies for a long time. I’ve held down many different roles and I think that’s why I’ve managed to stay with my current employer for such a long time. As long as the work is fresh and challenging, it’s easy to stick with it. But what happens if you reach […]

Positive Lessons

Last week I mentioned some of the characteristics of a poor manager. This week I wanted to focus on the positive and examine some of the lessons I’ve learned from good managers. Over the years I’ve had a lot of managers. When working for large corporations, there are always periods of flux where things change […]

Lessons Learned

Over a long tenure with a variety of companies, I’ve had good bosses and bad. Over that time I’ve come to realize that even a bad boss can teach a good lesson. It’s a good way to learn how not to behave or manage when we’re faced with similar situations. I’ve worked with senior managers […]

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