Boss Archive

  • Are you teaching others to be mean to you?

    Tweet There’s an article via Psychology Today that highlights something I have thought for years — there is such a thing as being too nice sometimes. The events that follow an action will weaken or strengthen the likelihood it will occur again. In behavioral psychology, […]

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  • Do salaries plateau at the age of 40?

    Tweet Penelope Trunk (whom I read on occasion) wrote an interesting post about why salaries plateau at the age of 40. Reading both the article and the comments are highly recommended. Her points: Go where the men are, like in male-dominated industries. Rewrite your resume […]

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  • How to ask your boss for a raise

    Tweet This is the way I did it, but I didn’t get anywhere. And it’s not such a hot time to do this right now if you are worried about money, but this is just for reference. The simplest way is just to do it, […]

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