The open office concept has been around for awhile, but lately has come under fire. Apparently the setup—no walls, no doors, shared workspaces—undermines what the concept was designed to achieve: communication and flow of ideas among employees.
03 Jul 2014, business.mega.mu
For each of the eager beavers out there who seize upon any opportunity to remind the higher-ups of their existence, there are handfuls of fearful employees doing whatever they can to avoid unwanted attention or judgement from management.
02 Jul 2014, business.mega.mu
Signed a huge client? Check. Trained six new employees? Check. Hit your monthly sales quota in a week? Done and done.
18 Apr 2014, business.mega.mu
My first glimpse of an alpha boss was at a summer internship.
17 Dec 2013, business.mega.mu
Your boss asks you to take on a new project, and your first thought is: “There is just no way.” Maybe it’s because you’re already juggling three projects near deadline, or maybe you fundamentally disagree with his strategy.
09 Dec 2013, business.mega.mu
Being the boss is difficult enough without making it harder by saying silly things.
02 Sep 2013, business.mega.mu
These days, it’s rare to meet someone who’s been in the same position for his or her entire career. But, while most of us understand that transitioning to another role is a near-certain eventuality for any professional, we often forget the fact that bosses move on, too.
11 Aug 2013, business.mega.mu
Working for a start-up is no easy feat. Founders can be, well, jerks. If you're not ready to quit, here's how to get through the day to day.
14 Jul 2013, business.mega.mu
There are plenty of good business leaders out there, but what separates the good from the great? Consider these qualities when assessing your own leadership skills.
19 Apr 2013, business.mega.mu
The experience of getting a new boss can be fraught with anxiety and risk. Uncertainties abound when someone new takes the reins — but you have a role to play in taming them. Here’s how to establish yourself as someone your new manager can turn to:
01 Mar 2013, business.mega.mu