“Pick Your Own Manager”

This morning I was delighted to get an email (subject line “….eek!”) from a colleague at one of the UK’s major facilities management companies: “Yesterday we put out a communication to our helpdesk employees that they can… Pick their own manager!” The Idea is Spreading I’ve written before on the idea of letting people choose theirRead more

Let People Choose Their Manager

Imagine one of your most valued members of staff comes to you and says, ‘I love my job. I love the people I work with. I am even happy with what I am being paid. But I can’t stand my manager.’ If the conflict can’t be resolved the most common outcome is that they will leave. ButRead more