Posts Tagged ‘Arsehole’

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The Party Thieves by Barrie Cassidy

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —October 17, 2010
Filed in Anecdotes, Leadership Posts

The meeting of MPs “happened in his office in September 2009, when a delegation chosen by the backbench went to see him about a proposal to cut MP printing allowances. This was an issue that directly affected the ability of the backbenchers to do their job, yet the decision had been taken without any consultation […]

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Dreadful managers

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —September 16, 2007
Filed in Anecdotes

How do they get away with such appalling behaviour? I’ve seen some dreadful displays by managers who seem to revel in the power and forgetting their role is to serve their staff so everyone can deliver value to their clients/stakeholders. Bob Sutton calls these people assholes and has written a neat book about them (The […]

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A sensemaking story

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —May 16, 2007
Filed in Anecdotes

Here’s an interesting story Bob Sutton recently received from a US Marine in relation to his excellent book, The No Asshole Rule. It’s a terrific sensemaking story because I can imagine people will have strong opinions about what the Marine did and so the story will easily start a conversation that will help the participants […]

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