Why should the Boss listen to you?

Introduction Maybe you will recognize this situation. You are in a meeting with management and you are full of good ideas. During the process you have presented some of these valuable ideas. But none of your suggestions get enough attention, let alone they would be taken into account or even noted down. And you ask … Read more Why should the Boss listen to you?

The importance of Humor at the Workplace is underestimated

Introduction Laughter is healthy and humor connects and puts things into perspective, yet little attention is paid to it in the workplace, as is generally known. Yes, not everybody has the same sense of or even a sense of humor. For example, there is no need for humor in the undertaker’s profession, because those people … Read more The importance of Humor at the Workplace is underestimated

Cronyism at the workplace – Can anything be done?

Introduction Many people work in an environment where there is a lot abuse. Apart from power games that take place, regular arguments and everything being organized behind your back, there is a vary serious one prevailing: cronyism. Sooner or later each one of us will be confronted with this terrible manager’s treat. Dealing with cronyism … Read more Cronyism at the workplace – Can anything be done?

How you can Become the boss! 8 Tips

Introduction It is my contention that aside from cronyism and nepotism, only the very best managers will ever become directors or CEO’s. With these eight tips you can reserve a place at the top on your own. There are line managers who take charge of a department at the age of thirty-five. Thirty years later, … Read more How you can Become the boss! 8 Tips

The best Funny work Jokes and Office humor

Introduction You have landed on one of the world’s few websites dedicated to help disgruntled employees. This website is about bad bosses, colleagues, companies and annoying working environments. And the way to beat them. As such the tone here is rather serious and the style business like. So, if you are thinking that this article … Read more The best Funny work Jokes and Office humor

Disagreement at work – How to deal with it

Introduction Finding your way on the labor market can be quite difficult. Finding a job is not so easy. For that matter, holding on to a job is not easy either. And what when you meet bad bosses or nasty colleagues? To help you out, I am here to answer frequently asked questions about work. … Read more Disagreement at work – How to deal with it

Why are there So many bad Managers?

Introduction Ask people why they are looking for a different job, and it is not uncommon to find out that there is no click with the manager, who they often find incompetent. And rightly so, that is often the case, explains a business psychologist  in an opinion magazine. According to him, this is because managers … Read more Why are there So many bad Managers?

How to handle Problems with Cultural Diversity at the Workplace

Introduction Let me first make this absolutely clear: Cultural Diversity at the workplace has proven to be good for any organization. I have already dedicated an article to the benefits of cultural diversity at the work place, which can be accessed here. To name one positive aspect, it increases creativity. To name another: you will … Read more How to handle Problems with Cultural Diversity at the Workplace