Going Over the Boss's Head: Like Swimming With Sharks While a T-bone is Strapped to Your Butt
On The Job
JULY 21, 2008
Before I get into discussing the issue of whether you can -- or should -- go over your boss's head, I'd like to share a little story with you. Once upon a time there was a young woman named Letitia Hood. Because her hair was a vibrant auburn color, and she was a bit vertically challenged, she was known in her office as Little Red Riding Hood -- or "Red" for short. Red was a diligent worker. So diligent, in fact, that she felt she deserved a promotion and a raise.