Boss

Why I Have Decided to Embrace the 'B' Word

Vicky Bullen | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Vicky Bullen

I went away with a group of old university friends this weekend and I was reminded yet again of my uni nick name - The Boss. I hated it.

Flourishing in Freelance - How to Take The Plunge

Xenios Thrasyvoulou | Posted 12.10.2014 | UK
Xenios Thrasyvoulou

Ever hated your boss? Plenty of us have. In fact I only lasted six months in employment before I worked out that being told what to do by someone else...

There's An Explanation For Why Your Boss Is A Total Bastard

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Almost every one of us has had a boss that had no concern for our work-life balance, took great glee in blaming us for their mistakes and took credit ...

Why Is Your Boss Is So Awful? Science Has The Answer

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK

If your boss is ruthless, selfish, vain and lacking social skills, it should come as no surprise, according to new research. According to scientist...

What's Better Than Being the Boss? Being the Customer

Xenios Thrasyvoulou | Posted 25.08.2014 | UK
Xenios Thrasyvoulou

I was recently at a gathering of entrepreneurs and we talked about our challenges, what we like and what we don't like about what we do. One thing struck me: no-one in the group actually enjoyed being the boss myself included. By that I don't mean that they don't value their independence, we all do, but we all see managing people as a necessary evil, a means to an end not the end itself...

You Don't Have To Be A Bad Boss If You Don't Want To

The Huffington Post UK | Philippa Warr | Posted 16.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Nobody sets out to become a bad boss. But that doesn't mean it can't or won't happen. Perhaps the position you were promoted from just didn't teac...

Never Allow a New Boss to Be the 'Chosen One'

Grant Feller | Posted 21.06.2014 | UK
Grant Feller

Poor old David Moyes may be humiliated by an appalling first and only season at the helm of Manchester United but at least his predecessor, Sir Alex Ferguson - the man who chose him for the role - hasn't labelled him as someone with 'brains less than a guinea pig'...

You Think Your Boss Is Bad? Ten Tales Of Nightmare Bosses

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 13.09.2013 | UK

Workers take nice bosses for granted, a recent business study found. Staff can go through a lot, with tales of employees being 'forced to dance' i...

How Much Bigger Is Your Boss' Pension Than Yours?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 05.09.2013 | UK Politics

Top business chiefs are enjoying "platinum-plated" pensions of nearly £260,000 a year, equivalent to 25 times that of the average worker, a new study...

Mercedes Says Testing Needs More FIA Oversight

Todd McCandless | Posted 26.08.2013 | UK Sport
Todd McCandless

The International Tribunal has met, listened to arguments and rendered judgment concerning the Mercedes and Pirelli private test on May 15-17. That verdict has been met with some criticism least of which came from Ferrari's Horse Whisperer column.

How Kelsey Drew Inspiration From A King...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK Entertainment

If you thought you couldn't imagine Kelsey Grammer being anyone other than Frasier Crane, you haven't seen him as 'Boss' - Tom, Kane the complex mayor...

Pirelli: 'Want Us to Give Red Bull the Tires to Win the Title?'

Todd McCandless | Posted 12.07.2013 | UK Sport
Todd McCandless

Pirelli have admitted that a four-stop strategy is too many stops for a Formula One race and most of Sunday's runners did just that. Even a few three-stop strategies were changed on the fly to a 4-stop tactic to stay within tow of Ferrari's blistering pace.

Born Not Made

PA | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A gene has been uncovered that may help to create born leaders. The leadership gene, known as rs4950, is an inherited DNA sequence associated with ...

How to Stop Your Boss Losing Your New Business Pitch

Shaun Varga | Posted 16.02.2013 | UK
Shaun Varga

In my early days in advertising at JWT I often witnessed the ability of a senior person who'd previously said very little, to swing the entire course of a meeting by a perfectly judged intervention.

WATCH: 'Death Order' Issued On Brazilian Sniffer Dog

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 31.10.2012 | UK

Brazilian drug lords have issued a "death order" on a sniffer dog called Boss, after he helped find 400kg of cannabis hidden in a wall in a Rio de Jan...

Office Gossip: Don't be the Fodder!

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 28.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Preetam Kaushik

You know how these things work, once you begin to get things off your chest to strangers, you just can't seem to stop. Next thing you know, the nasty boss, turns even nastier. So much so I had to start looking for another job.

Why History Proves Drivers, Mechanics Make Best Team Bosses

Todd McCandless | Posted 25.09.2012 | UK Sport
Todd McCandless

Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone once said that delegation is the art of accepting second best. I've alway loved Ecclestone's witticisms but to a large degree, he may be spot on.

Olympics 2012: Feeling Sick About The Commute?

The Huffington Post | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 18.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle

The Olympic transport misery that everyone's been predicting is on finally on its way. Athletes began pouring into the Olympic village today, accor...