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The Only Black Guy in the Office

My New Direct Reports Are a Trip

A manager is only as good as their team — and mine is a mixed bag

Illustration: Michael Kennedy

There’s a difference between being a manager and being a boss — or at least I believe there is. In my opinion, a boss is someone who cares about the people who report to them strictly through the lens of productivity…

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The Only Black Guy In the Office

The Only Black Guy In the Office

Do you know him? Is it you? The trials and tribulations of a Black man navigating corporate life.

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