Stories by David Silverman

Eleven habits of the worst boss I ever had

The TV show The Office, in both the original UK and the US version, offers numerous examples of what not to do as a leader; such as imprisoning your staff in a conference room to prove that work is better than jail. But the actual truth of what happens in offices is sometimes more interesting than fiction.
A former boss of mine was a walking exemplar of poor management. As I prepare to be a boss in my own new company, I think back on the many special ways he had of demotivating his staff.

Written by David Silverman13 Oct. 08 22:00