Bad-business Practices

To Emoji or Not to Emoji?

A recent Cotap Inc. survey showed that 76% of workers admit to using emojis in professional communications. I have mixed feelings about that. There is no shortage of industry blogs, experts, and analyses that will tell you emojis are here…

The Real Problem With Crappy, Mediocre Managers

Incompetence is contagious within companies — and it spreads like wildfire. Incompetence can originate from anywhere, but mediocre managers are like matches for lighting a veritable forest fire of incompetency inside the organization. They create a ceiling that can stunt…

Here’s Why Most Managers Really Suck

If you’ve read any significant amount of literature on management, you’ve likely come across the Peter Principle – that people will get promoted to their own level of incompetence. The idea is that people are promoted to management positions because…