Are You Dealing With a Toxic Boss?

I sat at my computer in shock after my first genuinely awful encounter with my boss’s boss. I expected our one-on-one meeting would be casual, but she started off by saying, “You don’t look pleased here, and we don’t want individuals here who are unhappy.  I’ll do anything I can to help you find work elsewhere.” I was grateful for the opportunity and didn’t mind working here, but I never shied away from offering suggestions to enhance processes or drawing attention to areas where people seemed stuck.   My impression was that she meant no harm. She was just careless Continue Reading