Archive for January, 2012
Managing Mood Swings
Wouldn’t it be nice to start the New Year in an office that is a sea of calm rather than an ocean of nauseating ups and downs? A moody, bad boss can make your job and workplace constantly turbulent.
As I explain in my latest Psychology Today blog, How To Manage Your Boss’s Mood Swings, bad bosses can display inexplicable, hair-trigger mood swings without warning, similar to teething toddlers. They start out the morning as giddy charmers, then morph into raging bulls by afternoon. But how can you create a sea of calm?
Fortunately, you can “tame your terrible office tyrant” by using the five tips I offer on how to handle a moody manager. By taming your TOT now, you’ll be able to navigate your way through rough waters and experience smooth sailing.