Spooktacular bosses: Which one’s yours?


Here’s a Halloween hat tip to scary bosses. In a spectrum of Big Bad Wolf to the  Joker, you’ll know which one’s yours.

Halloween on a Monday – Can anything be scarier? Yes, ahem, some bosses! You might not be scared of the monster under your bed or get over your fear of the dark. But can you escape your bosses? From the Big Bad Wolf to the Joker, see which one suits your boss best. Also, if you are on the other side of the table, then you know what to avoid.

The Big Bad Wolf

Who be that: Make no mistake, wolves love to howl. Even the shadow of their presence can have you running into the woods.
Suited Best For: But, these bosses can really liven up a party. Imagine all the memes and mimes.
Helpful tip: Memes and mimes most effective behind the back

The Vampire Duo

Who be that: It happens sometimes – your lot in life gives you not one but two exacting bosses. They work you to the soul.
Suited Best for: Tag team on them with, “The other boss approved my leave”.
Helpful tip: “Working on X for the other boss,” also works like a charm.

The Invisible Boss

Who be that: The bosses who bring to life the X Files motto – they make you believe. In stuff like teleporting or the Fourth Dimension. They are never around, which you shockingly realize, is not as good as it sounds.
Suited Best for: Finding your inner leader. Take charge!
Helpful tip: Don’t try to play hookie. Remember, you may not see them but they see you.

The walking dead

Who be that: The deadpan boss. Who says something funny but you can’t tell if it’s deliberate or umm a faux pas
Best suited for: Practicing your poker face.
Helpful tip: When in doubt, cut it out.

The Puppet Master

Who be that: The classic micro-manager. Has a point of view on how to write that email.
Suited best for: Upward delegation.
Helpful tip: Stay Calm and Power On.

The Joker: Why so serious?

Who be that: The boss with moods like the weather.
Best suited for: Avoiding when the clouds start to hover.
Helpful tip: We got nothing.

…And let’s not forget

The Superhero

Who be that: The boss you idealize. The one who’s got your back and swoops in every now & then to save the day.
Best suited for: Getting your geek on.
Helpful tip: Extract all the learning you can!
Boss or no boss, it’s always healthy to escape once in a while #ezeeEscape
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