Knowledge Bullies & System Prophets

The amount of confirmation and negativity bias used by leaders to sway personnel to their point of view is alarming some days. In a meeting they may even have someone pull up data and looking at one data point tell everyone how it shows their supposition is correct. Occasionally, someone who has some inclining of… Read More

Workplace Bullying

I wrote a post about bullying back in January centered about bullying in school.  The thing is bullying happens throughout our lives.  I was swapping stories with my spouse about work and reflected on bullying.  My wife is an engineer who is being placed in a management role within a highly competitive male-oriented environment.  She… Read More

Bullies are a Gift

“Junior high was actually sort of hard because I got dumped by this group of girls.”  “They didn’t think I was cool or pretty enough, so they stopped talking to me.”  A year into her career, Taylor Swift returned to perform int he place where earlier she’d been mocked (and bullied) -and saw the girls… Read More