Tag: letsbehonest

The biggest mistake you might make: assign power, influence, authority to someone with a title

Engineer 1 visits the headquarter office and meets a VP at the elevator. The engineer doesn’t know that this is a VP. Engineer in a very peaceful and pleasant voice: “Hi, how are you? My […]

Four frightening words every manager must avoid

One of the most dreadful sentences at work: “We need to talk.” A manager comes to his engineer’s desk and says in hurry: “We need to talk.” Engineer in fearful voice and distressed look: “Now?” […]

The ancient secret to control your anger

A leader who had a bad reputation due to his anger and hot temper came to see his coach. “Coach, how can I manage my anger?” the leader asked. “How committed are you to deal […]

A simple way to make someone happy

The lady behind the cashier at the gas station looks very unhappy and grumpy. “Hi mam, could I use the complimentary air?” I uncomfortably asked. She stared at me and said with no emotion “Sure.” […]