Trish takes a look, albeit an irreverent one, at the mistakes that leaders make. This book aims to provide you with a mirror to see how it is that those that you report to see you. Do you dare (or care) to know? Read it.
An engaging to-the-point, “don’t be that guy” cautionary guide.Many books these days are weighed down with thick paddings of fluff that bury a core of good blog-post-sized content. Not so this concise, to-the-point, “don’t be that guy” cautionary guide. A quick read, this eye-opening book is so engaging and well organized that I couldn’t put it down!
Trish Tagle speaks directly to you, the flawed leader. You are blind to your particular weaknesses, and you are heedless of the chaos and ruin you’re bringing to the organization. If you care at all about becoming a good leader – and being perceived by others as being a good leader – you need to wake up. This book is that wakeup call.
Trish Tagle presents anecdotes of groan-worthy yet all too common bad boss stories; then she shares her considerable wisdom, explaining how to think about the core issue(s) and advising what to do. The book also empowers beleaguered employees caught up in a bad boss’s toxic scenario. In cases where employees aren’t completely powerless, they will find helpful advice.
Who should buy (and share!) this book? In my opinion: 1) good leaders responsible for bad boss subordinates; 2) bad bosses who have enough self-awareness to realize there’s a problem; 3) employees thrust into a leadership position who don’t yet know how to be a good boss and want to avoid becoming a bad boss; 4) college students who aspire to become good bosses someday; 5) executive coaches whose clients are bad bosses.
If you’re looking for a book on leadership that focuses on just the “need to know” and leaves out all the “nice to know” stuff, you’ll appreciate this book.
— Summer Turner
YES! A must-read for managers!
The author provides a straight-forward view into some of the problems that weigh down today’s leaders and solutions to remedy and move forward.
If you’re already a leader, or a new manager, this book is worth reading.
Tagle is the surrogate role model that we all wish we worked with.
The path for salvation for lousy supervisors and managers. For anyone who is working now, or ever worked in a large organization, reading this book is almost painful. Employees will be reminded of old battle-scars. Supervisors are likely to blush. If you are of the first group, you will find this book to be a sort of vindication. If you are of the second group, you may, if you leave your ego aside while reading it, find salvation.
— Shmaya David
This is a killer resource for anyone who wants to better their relations with their employees! Finally! A book that tells it like it is and illustrates the vital importance of being a great boss! Companies lose great talent because of crappy managers. The author understands that in spades!
Great Bosses Inspire and Sustain Productive Teams!! Trish knows how to take the obvious and direct leaders to a simple way to elevate the production of their team.
By following her suggestions, more time is available to grow and expand in personal lives as well as career paths for all people involved.
She is a loving warrior that inspires solutions in a simple and light format.
These reviews are exact and on point.
“Everyone Knows…” is like a Manny Pacquiao left uppercut right on the chin….
Several of the stories are strikingly similar (or even exact!) to my work experience. As for the others, I will take them with me as a guide moving forward, hoping to learn from the leadership experience of others.
Hopefully, there is a follow-up book that shares more insights on leadership in the workplace. This book is as straight as it gets!
— M. Manalac