Bob Goldman

Posted March 13, 2014

Posted February 27, 2014

Posted February 20, 2014

Is your employer looking at you with concern? Does your manager constantly ask how you are feeling? It may not be because they care about how long you are going to work. It may be because they care about how long you are going to live

Posted February 13, 2014

If there's one thing worse than being a motormouth, or a blabbermouth, or just a bigmouth, it's finding yourself to be a "no mouth." That's what I call the feeling you have when you're desperately trying to start a conversation and realize you have absolutely nothing to say.

Posted February 06, 2014

I really wanted to write a truly terrific column for you, but I decided to take a nap instead, and by the time I woke up, there wasn't sufficient time to do anything but throw together a bunch of slapdash nonsense, like this apology.

Posted January 30, 2014

Posted January 23, 2014

Posted January 17, 2014

There is another tragically overweight person whose honesty and integrity is a matter of vital concern to us. Not Chris Christie. That's right, friend. I'm talking about you.

Posted January 09, 2014

Posted January 03, 2014

Sorry, prettykittyselfies.com, I have a new favorite website. It's tinybuddha.com, and I think you're going to love it as much as I do.

Posted December 19, 2013

It was a dark day indeed when businesses started thinking about their employees as people and not numbers. Being a number was wonderful, even if your number was zero! A number is anonymous.

Posted December 12, 2013

Talk about weird! The CEO of Lululemon, the trendy manufacturer of trendy athletic gear, has resigned over a few innocent remarks. What did ex-CEO Chip Wilson say that was so terrible?

Posted December 05, 2013

I assumed that when a manager pops up in your face to ask if you would rather stop complaining and keep your job, or quit and feed your family off government cheese, the responses would be 100 percent accurate.

Posted November 28, 2013

Those of us who are tall, good-looking, over 40, white and male rarely have trouble being perceived as leaders. In our society, "people of the historically dominant race and gender, and a respected age, are typically afforded higher status than everyone else," say two business school professors, Adam D. Galinsky and Gavin J. Kilduff, in a recent article on group behavior in the Harvard Business Review.

Posted November 21, 2013

Bad news. After all the effort you have put into becoming the perfect "low- profile" employee, who nobody knows or notices, it turns out the people you see getting ahead are the ones you see. Period.

Posted November 07, 2013

Posted October 31, 2013

I want you to share my outrage over a group of people who are not satisfied with getting a paycheck; they also expect to get free beer, free massages, free housecleaning services, free laundry, free food, and -- oh, yes -- free access to on-site "napping stations."

Posted October 23, 2013

Posted October 17, 2013

I am getting tired of having colleagues getting out the paddles and trying to start my heart simply because I've been slumped over my keyboard for a couple of hours.

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