Don’t Forget the Boss…Or should you?

It’s that time of year again, where someone out there, has declared October 16th as National Boss's Day.  Now I’m not saying Bosses shouldn’t be recognized for their efforts (assuming they deserve it), but before you do anything, I suggest you take a look at these articles for perspective on what you might and might not do in recognition of your boss.

Four Ways to Reward a Good Boss: From, this article offers tips to reinforce your boss, without brown nosing or coming off as insincere.

Praising the Boss on Bosses Day…Not so Fast: Not only will this article give you the background on the inception of ‘Bosses Day’ but it will also offers suggestions for doing it in a way that will likely create the positive reinforcement you intend.

Our Fascination with Sociopathic Bosses: Why not look to television, reality TV to be exact, to see firsthand what not to do in managing a group, team or company.  While these TV Bosses are entertaining, it’s not advised to view them as role models.

Posted by Aubrey Daniels, Ph.D.

Aubrey is a thought leader and expert on management, leadership, safety and workplace issues. For the past 40 years, he has been dedicated to helping people and organizations apply the laws of human behavior to optimize performance.