Like many employees, Matt, a communications professional in New York, had a boss who was a lovely person but couldn’t manage a team to save her life.
One minute Matt’s ex-boss was the kind, supportive mother figure who wouldn’t hesitate to pick up the latte tab or dole out helpful career advice. The next, she was the briefcase-toting Bride of Frankenstein.
“When things were not going her way she would yell, scream and even hide from the situation,” Matt explained via e-mail.
One incident in particular occurred when Matt presented his boss with a client briefing document he’d prepared.