This was 20 years ago and the first time I was asked to tell a Bully Boss that enough was enough.
When I talked to her team, it turned out, as is often the case, that they liked her in general. But it was just one… Read the full article >
90% of the leaders I have coached over the past 20 years are women.There is one reason that some get labeled as bitchy. Learn what it is and 7 strategies to change that negative perception.
No one likes being called a bitch. It’s insulting and demeaning. Worse yet is getting a negative reputation for just doing your job. At work, women leaders sometimes have this problem to the extreme — especially if they do their job very well. Instead of being lauded as a high-achiever or considered for a promotion when they take charge and push people to create… Read the full article >
All this talk about bossy bosses being bad lately is bogus. Innovative leaders like Steve Jobs, Marissa Mayer, Roger Ailes, Jeff Bezos all have reputations as take no prisoners, brash and sometimes vicious leaders. Disruptive innovators are often bossy. They irk, they irritate, they annoy, they intimidate. They strike fear in the hearts of their employees.
Is this so wrong?
I don’t think so.
Steve Jobs, the most popular innovator in business today, used “Think Different” as… Read the full article >