Career Management

Rise above soft boss

November 1, 2001
Q. My boss’ standards are way too low. She’s lax and far too accepting of average work—by myself and other managers. I find myself doing just enough to get by. Should I care?

Keep open mind when headhunter calls

September 1, 2001
You’re delighted with your current employer, so you politely brush off all inquiries from headhunters. Big mistake.

Rushing to a big meeting?

December 1, 1997
Give yourself an extra few seconds before you burst in.