Category: On The Job

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!

Best Practices for CYA

CYA is a way of life in the business world. Here are some ways to do it well!

Career Assumptions

Assumptions are always bad, as things can always go wrong. Making an assumpion about your career can be the biggest mistake you can make.

Cults and Kool-Aid

Dealing with people who have succumbed to the Cult of whatever can be a challenge, especially when they have an eye to recruit you!