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Managing Your Business by Marc A. Price, Michael F. O'Keefe, Scott L. Girard

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CHAPTER IIIEmployee Management

 

The Bossy Boss: A Play in Three Acts

As told by a formerly bossy boss.

HERE’S A LITTLE PLAY that comes from a real-life experience.

SETTING THE STAGE: Your new, small business has finally grown to the point where you can hire people and become a real boss. You believe in your organization’s mission and plan to grow it long-term. You love your business and will do anything for it; not just for you, but also for your new employees. In short, you feel like you are in a position to be the perfect boss.

ACT ONE: You’ve hired your first project team and want to get to know them better and share your leadership philosophy and mission statement with them (this assumes you have one—some new leaders take a year or so to ...

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