MANAGE YOUR BOSS WITH BAZI #7 – FRIEND: WHEN YOUR BOSS IS A SOCIALITE DR. JEKYL AND NARCISSISTIC MR. HYDE

When you first met your boss, boy oh boy, you thought you had lucked out! Warm, friendly, and oh-so-charming and supportive. And then, ever so slowly, things take a slightly darker turn. You begin to realize that in your boss’s world view, it’s all about HIM (or HER). Like the song My Way by FrankContinue reading “MANAGE YOUR BOSS WITH BAZI #7 – FRIEND: WHEN YOUR BOSS IS A SOCIALITE DR. JEKYL AND NARCISSISTIC MR. HYDE”

MANAGE YOUR BOSS WITH BAZI #6 – 7 KILLINGS: FROM CHAOS, ORDER

The 7 Killings profile is frequently found among athletes and corporate-raider types. Think George Soros, the Man Who Broke The Bank Of England! The most aggressive of the ten profiles, the 7 Killings profile is often referred to as ‘The Warrior Profile’ by Bazi practitioners. And for good reason! Sometimes, you need to tear downContinue reading “MANAGE YOUR BOSS WITH BAZI #6 – 7 KILLINGS: FROM CHAOS, ORDER”

MANAGE YOUR BOSS WITH BAZI #5 – DIRECT OFFICER: THE SOP FOR THE DIRECT OFFICER BOSS

It had been really difficult to find a public figure with a Direct Officer profile. The most high profile entrepreneurs, business and thought leaders of the day tend to belong to the more extroverted categories. This is so typical of a Direct Officer profile. They take the art of being unassuming to the next level.Continue reading “MANAGE YOUR BOSS WITH BAZI #5 – DIRECT OFFICER: THE SOP FOR THE DIRECT OFFICER BOSS”

MANAGE YOUR BOSS WITH BAZI #4 – HURTING OFFICER: WHEN YOU WORK WITH A SHARP SHOOTER, YOU NEED TO SUPPLY THE BULLETS

If you work in sales or marketing, or even in the creative industry, chances are pretty high that you will be working for a Hurting Officer boss. Does he consider himself a maverick? A contrarian in speech, dress and style? He commands attention everywhere he goes and takes more than his fair share of theContinue reading “MANAGE YOUR BOSS WITH BAZI #4 – HURTING OFFICER: WHEN YOU WORK WITH A SHARP SHOOTER, YOU NEED TO SUPPLY THE BULLETS”

MANAGE YOUR BOSS WITH BAZI #3 – EATING GOD: EVERY STRATEGIST NEEDS A TACTICIAN

If your boss has a habit of referring to himself as an artist, chances are, you are working for an Eating God boss. He tends to be profoundly idealistic, sometimes even a tad bit impractical. Ask him about the ideal outcome, and he will paint you a picture with words. Recognizing Your Eating God BossContinue reading “MANAGE YOUR BOSS WITH BAZI #3 – EATING GOD: EVERY STRATEGIST NEEDS A TACTICIAN”

MANAGE YOUR BOSS WITH BAZI #2 – FLY HIGH WITH YOUR INDIRECT WEALTH BOSS

Next in our series is the Indirect Wealth boss. If you work in either the marketing or business development department, chances are, you have an Indirect Wealth boss. They are the polar opposites of the Direct Wealth boss. While the Direct Wealth is staid, Indirect Wealth is all about the leverage. Direct Wealth gets boggedContinue reading “MANAGE YOUR BOSS WITH BAZI #2 – FLY HIGH WITH YOUR INDIRECT WEALTH BOSS”

MANAGE YOUR BOSS WITH BAZI #1 – HOW TO MANAGE A MANAGER

I’ve opted to start this series with the Direct Wealth profile because most of them inevitably end up in the corporate world. They like the stability and structure, the security of a consistent flow of income. Recognizing Your Direct Wealth Boss Direct Wealth bosses are, first and foremost, disciplined and hard working. They are theContinue reading “MANAGE YOUR BOSS WITH BAZI #1 – HOW TO MANAGE A MANAGER”