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Category Archive: Change & Transition

Say, boss, I think I’m gonna retire…

Posted on Monday, February 4th, 2013 at 11:30 am by Gary Winters

If you’ve read What Your Boss Never Told You, my Quick Start Guide for New Managers, you met three types of employees – those who support you, those who sabotage, and those who split (but don’t actually leave). In March, I’m publishing a book to help managers with yet another kind of employee: those  who […]


What quitting smoking can teach about managing change

Posted on Tuesday, January 8th, 2013 at 1:25 pm by Gary Winters

As of today, it has been 300 days since I’ve smoked a cigarette. I have smoked during three different periods in my life, the first of which began when I was 16 and lasted about thirteen years. Back then, I started smoking hoping it would help me “fit in” with my friends – almost all […]


Who Moved My Job?

Posted on Thursday, December 13th, 2012 at 5:12 am by Jan Arzooman

I’m delighted to publish the first article on the Leadership Almanac by a guest blogger who will, I hope, become a regular contributor. Jan Arzooman will be writing about leadership from an unusual perspective – that of the “end user,” a person who has worked for many managers over the years and can offer leadership […]


Stop the Presses!

Posted on Tuesday, October 12th, 2010 at 12:08 pm by Gary Winters

I’m pleased to announce the publication of my new book, What Your Boss Never Told You – The Quick Start Guide for New Managers. The book is a collection of important ideas about what it means to be a manager in today’s organizations, some basic and relevant principles of human behavior, and information about what […]