Category: On The Job

Decision Makers and Decision Making

Understanding Decision Makers is Hard, this article can help you do it better!

Caustic Competition: Competitive attitudes and Personality Types

Everyone knows that competition is fierce in corporate world. But do you know what personality types align to that competitive attitude?

The Catch 22 of the Purple Squirrel

Being a Purple Squirrel is both BAD and GOOD.

I HATE Private Equity, Even Though I Know I Shouldn’t

Authors Note: This article was inspired by the fact that over the last month I have had three different interactions with people, from three different private equity buyouts, and every interaction was negative. As a […]

When Burn and Churn Creeps into Senior Management

Burn and Churn jobs are everywhere, but the negative issues relating to B&C get really bad when it’s a senior manager who’s constantly changing.

How Do You Define a Real Job?

When someone says “Get A Real Job” What exactly does that mean?

Character Conflict: What do you do when a company policy challenges your personal character?

Often we are asked to do something we just find wrong. How do you handle it when that request comes from your boss and your job is on the line?

TLDR: We did this to ourselves!

Employers claim they can’t find and keep good people. When you push them away of course you can’t keep someone.

WIIFM or Wiff’em

Is your thinking transactional? For some, that’s a bad thing, for others it’s a great thing!

Sometimes You Can’t Be Just Kinda Good

Some people are really good at what they do. Some are just kinda good. Sometimes kinda good just ain’t good enough!