I'm on a campaign to stamp out "Bigfoot Bosses." It's painful to hear employees describe managers who take credit for their good work, fail to share the spotlight, and and exert excessive control over the staff. Bigfoot Bosses stifle employee engagement and in the end, are self-destructive. They hurt their own careers.
That's why my most recent column for Poynter.org shares tips for managers who never want to be known as Bigfoot Bosses. You can click on this link to read it.
It's also why I created this little reminder: