From Art Petty’s Management Excellence Blog

Ah, the life of a leader runs on worry. You’ve moved beyond worrying about your own job to focusing on seizing more power during this opportunity called a recession. You’ve been shedding workers at a record pace to keep the bean-counters happy with your expense ratios and now, you’re concerned about how you are going to step on and over your colleagues for that next promotion. You know, it’s the one that’s opening up because you’ve done everything possible to tank your manager’s image without getting caught. Now, the real worry is how your shrinking and disgruntled team can be driven harder to make you look good in time for year-end performance evaluations. Read the rest of the story.