How to break into your boss’s office

How to break into your boss’s office

  The dynamics of office politics dictate that at some point in your career, you will have a justifiable reason for breaking into your boss’s office. It may be that you need to alter the amount of annual leave you have left on your boss’s staff planner, or you may need to hand in your…

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Which office department should you really be working in?

Which office department should you really be working in?

  Modern office life is generally underpinned by gross inefficiency and ineptitude. In his book The Peter Principle, Lawrence Peter investigates the idea that most organisations are staffed by people that are fundamentally ill-equipped to do the job they are paid for. We therefore spend the majority of our conscious lives working in roles that…

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My boss is a psycho, but what type of psychopath are they?

My boss is a psycho, but what type of psychopath are they?

Most offices are headed up by charismatic psychopaths that shape an organisation’s culture and define the type of day everybody else endures by means of a well-placed tantrum or strongly worded group email. Such leaders have a spark about them that most office types don’t possess – a je ne sais quoi that guaranteed their…

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