Uniformity of Thought

2019-01-14T13:13:09+00:00

Has Cultural Fit become a Code Word for Enforcing Uniformity of Thought? Ever notice that even in companies that are [...]

Candor Cost Me My Job

2019-02-04T19:46:19+00:00

The new boss, Janet Haskins, strode in royally into a meeting and professed her abiding faith to transparency, openness, and [...]

Compliments at work

2019-02-04T19:48:34+00:00

Is complimenting someone at work as “You look Gorgeous” offensive? Are compliments about appearance totally out of bounds at work? [...]

English only

2019-02-04T19:50:35+00:00

“Can we all speak English, please!” “While I am all for diversity, it is really annoying to constantly hear “Hindi/Mandarin/Vietnamese/Russian” [...]

No Phones

2019-02-04T19:53:43+00:00

NO Phones! All phones in the basket, please.” "Yep, I am all for the no phone policy.  I am sick [...]

Reporting woes

2019-02-04T19:58:21+00:00

“I cannot report to someone who was 5-years my junior at B-School.” Julia and Kevin went to the same business [...]

Stinky

2019-02-04T20:02:22+00:00

Stinky smells are well a sticky topic at work. “Don’t stink up the office.” “People should be considerate and not [...]

Favoritism

2019-02-04T20:06:30+00:00

Favoritism at work: “My boss plays favorites!” Favoritism in the workplace does happen frequently and is a controversial issue. “Oh! [...]

Dating at work

2019-02-04T20:08:47+00:00

  Dating at Work? Yea or Nay? Life and love have become rather complicated. With the changing social mores and [...]