Tag Archives: boss

October Leadership Hauntings II: Exorcise the Ghosts of Your Past!

We are born from a long chain of legacies, stories, heroes and villains who instruct us, hobble us, or inspire us. Our ancestors, mentors, and nightmare bosses lived in our past, but the ghosts of our personal and professional ancestors still haunt us, don’t they? The ancestors we are proud to claim inspire us to […]

Do the best leaders really live in San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, Calif.?

A witty blog about leadership and management — Thanks! And amen: the line between good leader/managers and bad leader managers often comes down to following this “commandment:” Support a holistic view of employee well-being. I’d do almost anything for a boss or company who leads from that holistic place….

The Pragmatics of Power: Leading from the Follower’s Role

David Bradford, on “managing up” in the workplace, makes some powerful points in the Stanford Business Review, about subordinate relationships with bosses. In essence, this is a business world view of courageous, creative followership, or more accurately, multiple leader relationships that make a difference between a successful company and a chaotic one. “We want to […]