Management Styles Aren’t One-Size-Fits All

May 29th, 2015

Picture for a moment what you believe to be the typical manager type. Is he or she wearing a business suit, looking sternly down at employees, and issuing commands with an iron fist? Or is your manager more casual, wearing jeans and a baseball cap, with a carefree spirit who lets employees do whatever they… Read More

Can You be a Nice Guy and a Good Boss?

February 20th, 2014

Are you too afraid that employees and coworkers will think you’re a jerk? Or do you have the opposite problem—you feel like you’re too nice and not assertive enough? There’s a huge controversy over how bosses are supposed to behave. On the one hand, you have people who think bosses should be more civilized and… Read More