Funny, but…

This is a funny cartoon but I have actually had managers and supervisors tell me this over the years.  “It’s not my fault I have a dysfunctional team, I inherited all these losers”.   We rarely have the opportunity to come in to a new position and start from scratch building the perfect team.

Office Politics ≠ Politics in the Office

I am not talking about the usual meaning of office politics this time.  With the Presidential election just past, there was a lot of conversation in the workplace, sometimes heated, about the choice of party or candidate.  I read a Facebook posting from a friend saying that she hoped some of her friendships would last