You've probably had (or you currently have) a bad manager. This is a person that falls into some of the classic "managerial traps": Authoritarian, manages your every move; Stubborn, not willing to listen to suggestions, "my way or the highway"; Only provides negative feedback, ignores positive results (or takes credit for them); Never at fault, blames everyone else – or everything else...... Read the post »

“I’m not a leader, I’m too quiet.” “I wouldn’t be good at sales, I’m not pushy enough.” “My dog doesn’t respect me because I’m not forceful enough.”Have you ever said or thought any of these things about yourself? About others? You are definitely not alone in thinking that introversion carries with it a certain amount of: “I’m NOT [fill in blank].”... Read the post »