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

My supervisor works long hours but I want to leave at five

Recently, I was Google searching and it caught my eye a reference to the "National Leave the Office Early Day", which is celebrated in the U.S. on June 2nd. It concerns people who work more than forty hours each week. By all accounts, most of us have been through the awkward situation when we don't … Continue reading My supervisor works long hours but I want to leave at five

I walked through an open-plan office and the only decorated desk was mine

  The last decade, my company went through major changes which fostered numerous floor transformations. Eight years ago, when I entered the organization, I was sitting in an individual room along with my team mates. Since then, I’ve moved to an open office which hosts various departments. I belong to the Services Operations which consists … Continue reading I walked through an open-plan office and the only decorated desk was mine