Cal Butera

It’s the ultimate punch in the manager’s gut because it’s taken as a direct affront to the boss’s authority. You’ve been challenged.  Undermined. Dissed. Ouch!

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Why are there no operator manuals for managers to properly handle employees? Well, now the problem is solved. You no longer have to wing it.

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Perhaps you’re lulled into thinking that you, the manager, in loco parentis, need to step up and deliver accolades and the unconditional hugs to your millennials. Not so fast. Here are the three trophies millennials do need.

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Check out this cartoon as employees wonder if doughnuts are up for grabs.

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Here are things many bosses unwittingly do that damage and ultimately chase away their good workers.

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Check out this cartoon as a manager tries to explain how he views asking for help.

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Here’s a line you may toss at your employees that seems reasonable at the outset, but could have downstream consequences when it comes to productivity, and worse, employee motivation and self-improvement: “As long as you get your work done.”

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Check out this cartoon as a manager tries to explain how to view the company handbook with new technology.

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Here are the top mistakes hiring managers make that lead good job candidates to wonder whether they really want to work for you.

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It’s a place you don’t want to enter. And unsurprisingly, many supervisors find themselves there. “There” is the shady side, the underhanded side, the dark side of running the workplace. Whether it’s because of  habit, survival or just a case of “I don’t know why I went there,” it’s a place you need to get out of—quickly.

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