The Boss Show

Workplace wisdom with heart and humor


The Boss Show Rides Into the Sunset

After eight years on air and in podcast, The Boss Show hangs up its jersey (even though Jim hates sports metaphors).  Jim and Steve reflect on eight years of building an audio jigsaw puzzle of enlightened leadership and work relationships.  And finally, they explain “Rule #6.” To stay in touch with The Boss Show guys, visit and

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Jim’s Biggest Career Mistakes

How many of your bosses have acknowledged their mistakes?  The best organizations lean into transparency; employees should know what’s going on at all levels

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The Worst Bosses in Film

Who does your boss remind you of the most — Steve Carell as a totally useless Regional Manager in “The Office”? Meryl Streep’s

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The Job Pirate

[from the “Best Of the Boss Show” archives] He’s delivered corpses for a mortuary; he’s been a gay porn editor; he’s written faux Hollywood scripts

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Motivation Story Time

We often learn best from stories.  And from Jim’s “storied” career as The Business Guy, he’s got some doozies to tell.  This

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