The true cost of bad managers

cost of bad managers

Bad managers cause real damage

When bad managers are allowed to run free, everyone suffers.

Employees Suffer

Employees feel unsupported, undirected, bullied, confused, unmotivated, unappreciated, frustrated, and constantly questioning, “is it me?” So they are not engaged and they are not productive. Read More

Bullies and Sabotage

This month’s webinar was on Bullies and Sabotage.

If you missed it, you can download the podcast!

Bullies and Sabotage

This is a useful webinar to download if you:

  • Need to deal with a boss or a peer who is a bully, and keep your career intact
  • Need to counter a saboteur who is challenging your credibility and reputation
  • Want some specific tactics to disarm bullies and saboteurs, and protect yourself
  • Want to feel stronger and more confident around strong, negative personalities

My childhood bully

I was bullied for many years as a child. Read More

When your boss is clueless


I recently have written about bosses being addicted to detail, or wasting time by not appreciating the cost of asking a question.

Several people came back to me and asked me to write about the other side of this problem, when you boss stays so high level that they don’t know what’s going on and don’t understand what needs to be done. Read More

Addiction to Detail

Businessman and problems

A lurking cost I see in business is what happens when executives are unwilling to let go of detail.

Executives who not only personally require a deep level of detail, but also require that everyone in the management chain understands and processes a deep level of detail, are paralyzing and demotivating their organization. Read More

Managing Your Boss

This month’s webinar was on Managing Your Boss.

If you missed it, you can download the podcast!

Managing Your Boss

This is a useful webinar to download if you need to:

  • Improve how you and your boss communicate
  • Negotiate your compensation with confidence
  • Make sure your accomplishments are valued by the company
  • Get more support for your work, your team and your career
  • Get connected to the organization above and around your boss

Free Download

If you are a member of Azzarello Group, you can download the webinar for free. Read More

Bad Bosses
This topic comes up all the time in one form or another, so I thought I would put some structure around it, and give you some ideas, if you are dealing with a bad boss.

There are 4 categories of bad bosses

I’ve listed them in order of how
personally damaging they are to work for:

1. Read More