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Megalomaniac Managers

Megalomaniac Managers

It’s all well and good that Professor Robert Hare and Dr. Paul Babiak have developed a test to detect corporate psychos. The article intriguingly states that “millions of harassed workers could have their worst fears confirmed about their bosses.” Right. Hello, boss-across-the-hall. Would you mind filling out this 107-point questionnaire? Have it on my desk […]

Boss-across-the-hall update

Boss-across-the-hall update

He just sent a private, ranting e-mail to the entire membership of a listserve. Heh.

Boss-across-the-hall-update

Boss-across-the-hall-update

He sent this e-mail to some people on the team. The timing is suspicious, as it was announced recently that managers are now subject to 360 degree reviews. Today is the International Day of The Very Good Looking, Beautiful and Very Attractive, Intelligent People, so send this message to someone you think fits this description.

The Schumin Web

The Schumin Web

It’s time to introduce one of my online heroes, Mr. Ben Schumin (though in many circles he needs no introduction). Words can’t really describe his little corner of the internet. A typical reaction of first-time Schumin Web visitors is something like this: Seriously? Why would someone send me such a stupid link? This guy is […]

Boss-across-the-hall update

Boss-across-the-hall update

He went to lunch and left his computer unlocked.  So now he’s busy trying to figure out why his computer laughs like Nelson (of Simpsons fame) whenever he gets new e-mail.

A Blog is Born

A Blog is Born

Even luddites can catch the internet disease. I’d love for my first post to be some insightful commentary on current events or an incredibly profound observation. But the truth is, I was just kinda feeling left out without my own blog.