Avoiding a problem won’t make it disappear

The problem you do care to solve, is not an easy thing to deal with this time. A "quick-fix", or a "fast and dirty"solution, is totally out of question and you know it from the very beginning. And not only that, but its all on your shoulders and there's no one around to help or … Continue reading Avoiding a problem won’t make it disappear

The management looks like an upside down umbrella

Something that is common in the workplace, is what I call “The upside-down umbrella management”. It describes behaviors of managers who act quite the opposite of what they are supposed to. It affects not only themselves, but also their subordinates in the worst way possible. Most of them try to handle every request they receive … Continue reading The management looks like an upside down umbrella

Vacation target days in dispute

Every year in the middle of May, we receive an excel file regarding the vacation plan. Each employee has to schedule his summer holidays in communication with the rest of his team members by logging in the file. This task has to be finished well in advance. When completed, the file depicts the vacation requests … Continue reading Vacation target days in dispute