Category Archives for Managing Your Career

Job Interview: A Card Game?

Often a job interview is like playing poker. Both sides are like careful players, deciding how much to reveal, how much to conceal, or when to call for all cards on the table. If the job seeker doesn’t play his hand right he may loose the opportunity, no matter how well he’s qualified. If the […]

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Survey: Boss Behavior Causes Rampant Worrying

We just released this study, which shows the incredible power and bottom line results of a humanized workplace. Please read on:

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Is Your Management Career Poised for 2010 Success?

In Psychology Today.com, I talk about how it’s time to shore up your career and managerial skills for 2010. I’d like to address that here, and wish you much joy in your career and life in the coming year. Many had to settle for a less-than-agreeable situation at work in 2009. But 2010 is upon […]

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Bad Boss Behavior Is Dragging Your Company Down

Many leading experts are emphasizing the importance of a psychologically healthy workplace for a company’s success. This may be more difficult to achieve now than it used to be. National surveys commissioned by my company, Lynn Taylor Consulting, and conducted by an independent global research firm show that bad and childish boss behavior rose 50% […]

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Being a “Balanced” Manager

Everyone can have a bad day. It’s part of being human. The problem is when we’re charged with managing a team and being our best for the sake of others and something bigger than ourselves each day: the company. In a recent discussion with ABC News, I pointed out that even the best managers have […]

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