Category Archive: Dear Dan

Dear Dan: How Do I Interview for a Job when I Lack Experience

Dear Dan, What advice do you have or what resources can you recommend to folks like me who want to transition to a supervisory role but have not held a position with that… Continue reading

Dear Dan: My Boss Feels Like a Limiter

Dear Dan, I’m wondering how to push through when I have a challenging leader? My boss gives me space to do what I need to do, but is very unpredictable in approach, response,… Continue reading

Dear Dan: I Feel Excluded and Disrespected

Dear Dan, Years ago, my boss was receptive to my opinions regarding changes in the office. We maintained a warm, professional relationship. However, in recent years, I have noticed that she does not… Continue reading

Dear Dan: My Boss Says People are Afraid of Me

Dear Dan, My superintendent told me I’m not getting the position. He said, “You have great ideas, but take it slow. And he repeated, “Take it slow. Don’t rush anyone. I like your… Continue reading

7 Faces of Distrust

A reader asks, “Maybe a post on how to proceed when relationships have been eroded among team members? With a small team, I find it especially challenging.” Trust is the engine of team… Continue reading