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Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Why A Business Should NEVER Hire a Mangina

One of the most destructive people to a business is a Mangina. In between his co-dependent way of thinking and his demoralizing antisocial behavior he can turn the most productive work environment into a dead zone where nothing gets done. With this guy around you won’t have to worry about your competitors putting you out of business. He’ll do it all by himself.

Why shouldn’t you hire a Mangina? Let me explain:

He’s a short-term thinker. Manginas are all about NOW. And because they’re all about NOW they can’t see three to five years or even ten years down the road. Most Manginas lack the vision creativity and imagination to plan long-term and because they can’t think about the long-term they never go past a certain point in their careers.

He’s a small picture person. Because Manginas are all about NOW they can’t see the big picture. And because they only see their part in a picture they lack the vision to help an organization grow.

Due to their limited perspective, Manginas wind up impeding the growth of an organization long term. Because they only see now, They can’t adapt when things need to change or create unique solutions to problems that aren’t outside of what he knows.

He thinks using Circular Logic Whenever things aren’t working A mangina’s solution in the workplace is: Do more of the same. The rest of the world calls this insanity, but this is business as usual for a Mangina.

Thanks to this circular logic, Manginas have a hard time adapting to situations and do not like change. And because change represents conflict, Manginas avoid it. So they keep trying to do the  same things expecting change. This circular way of thinking he has can lead to a downward spiral that can drive a business into a death spire.

He Gives Women a Pass for unprofessional behavior. In an office with an objective manager, everyone is held accountable for their bad behavior. But in an office with a Mangina, women are given a pass for irresponsible, unprofessional, reckless and egregious misconduct.

The only reason the Mangina gives women a pass at work is because he wants her to give him a pass for his own unprofessional, reckless and egregious behavior. Manginas are masters of the covert contract, and they always give just to get. They’re hoping that by letting a woman come in late or act out on the job he’ll be able to get away with inappropriate behaviors like looking at porn on a work computer or embezzling funds from a company account.

He Creates a triple standard. In the world of Manginas there are three standards. One for men, One for women, and one for HIM. And Under these three standards Women he likes get a pass for everything, men get punished disproportionately, and he’s an absolutely perfect person who does no wrong and never makes a mistake. Under these three standards the workplace becomes an unstable and unbearable place to be in. Good workers get lost in the shuffle, Bad workers get promoted and business slows to a crawl.

He Abdicates Responsibility. Manginas love power but hate responsibility. Whenever there’s a task to be completed Manginas spend their time looking for someone to pass their work onto. That way when something goes wrong they have an easy scapegoat to blame for things go wrong. In a workplace Nothing is ever a Mangina’s fault, but the fault of someone else.

In businesses run by Manginas women can come in late, not do their work, not turn in projects on time and it all gets a pass. However if a man makes one mistake he is threatened with discipline and termination. This deliberate gender bias often demoralizes co-workers and makes a work environment hostile.

He Delegates Leadership to Women. In Management positions Manginas do not lead. While they love power, they hate responsibility.

In management, Mangina will always delegate his power to a woman. Usually he’ll make up a pseudo supervisory title for this female and use her as a parrot to tell the employees what he wants them to do on the job. And he does this because he fears taking responsibility for the projects and people he’s in charge of.  

 Usually this poor woman will think she’s being thought highly of never coming to understand that the passive-aggressive Mangina is abusing her. Yes, he’s giving her more responsibility, but he’s not compensating her for her work. If the woman is going to be the manager of a company then she should be paid for the same job and have the office.

Unfortunately many don’t understand the Mangina is re-creating the dysfunctional relationship he shares with his mother on the job. And because many women are maternal by nature they have no idea they have been tricked into entering into a covert contract for a co-dependent work relationship. In his childhood his mother would be the one who would solve all his problems, and she’d be the one who would take responsibility for all the stuff he didn’t want to be responsible for. And now that she’s not here, this poor co-worker is forced to take on the role of Mommy to a man who probably couldn’t tie his own shoes if he were left on his own.

He Avoids Conflict. Manginas HATE CONFLICT. But they love money and power. However, conflict is a part of any job. Without conflict, there can be no resolution. And without resolution there can be no solutions a business can implement.

Because Manginas make every effort to avoid conflict a business often stalls. Whenever there are issues on a job, oftentimes a Mangina can be found hiding in their office or their cubicle. Some will even go on vacation or just resign. And thanks to their inability to work with others towards resolving problems businesses winds up with its productivity stalled at the starting position.

He can’t solve problems. In business employees are hired to do two things: Perform Tasks and Solve Problems. A Mangina can’t do either of these things. Why? Because Manginas fear conflict.

Performing tasks and problem solving especially with people require dealing with conflict and conflict resolution skills. Manginas fear conflict and will do everything they can to avoid dealing with problems in the workplace. Whenever a problem arises, a Mangina will just sweep a problem up under a rug. Then when the problems get too overwhelming, he just resigns and leave everyone holding the bag.

He Does NOT ask For Help. Whenever an employee has an issue they ask for help from a co-worker or a supervisor. Whenever a Mangina has a problem they simmer and brood. Then when things don’t get done, they look for someone to blame.

Manginas hate asking for help. Why? Because asking for help means they aren’t the perfect person they imagine in their head. And that people may have a chance of learning the truth about what a bad employee he is.

Ready to give “help” and advice to co-workers.  While a Mangina won’t ask for help, he’ll be ready to give it to co-workers. Unfortunately, his “help” is nothing more than a hindrance to the employees of an organization.

Manginas often appear and sound intelligent. But oftentimes what comes out of their mouths is just gibberish and jargon. And when people don’t take the Mangina’s advice he becomes resentful and refuses to work with them.

He Does not provide help and support to Men on the job.  A Mangina always has a helping hand…For a female Co-worker. Especially an attractive one he likes. 

Thanks to his gender bias a workplace’s productivity oftentimes will slow to a crawl. While a Mangina will bend over backwards to help a female he’s attracted to, he’ll make every effort to ignore male co-workers on the job. And because he doesn’t help his male co-workers they often become frustrated and demoralized.

He Does the work of women. Because a Mangina gives a woman a pass for all her bad behavior, he’ll allow her to get away with NOT doing her work. If a Mangina likes a woman he’ll go out of his way to do her reports and do her projects for her. He’ll make excuses for her if she makes mistakes. And she’ll get away with collecting a paycheck for doing absolutely nothing.

Thanks to this free pass he gives women a workplace can wind up with poor quality work being produced. And because the Mangina is doing the work of two people there can be bottlenecks that stall a workplaces’ productivity.

He Delegates a woman’s work to a man. Oftentimes when a Mangina is in management and there’s a woman he likes, she’ll be able to collect a paycheck for doing nothing. And that’s because he’s giving another man all her work.

And while this guy gets overwhelmed by the double load they have to carry the productivity of an organization stalls. Even worse, worker morale declines because the men on the job feel undervalued and underappreciated.

He Wants a “Smooth” work environment.  Manginas avoid conflict in the hopes of having a “smooth” work environment. And that’s a place where there’s no problem, no trouble and no issues.

That’s the total opposite of every workplace in the world. Jobs are all about problems, trouble and issues. But the Mangina won’t see any of this because he hides in his office all day. As long as he’s getting a paycheck for showing up everything is “smooth” for him.

And because a Mangina doesn’t confront the problems, troubles, and issues that arise in a workplace due to his inability to effectively deal with conflict chaos arises in a workplace. Employees become frustrated and overwhelmed because he refuses to lead or take responsibility. Customers become aggravated because he refuses to resolve and solve problems. And a business winds up losing business to competitors because he refuses to take care of it.  

He Caretakes a Problem or a project. In business, an employee is expected to come up with solutions to everyday tasks at work. When one task or project is finished the organization moves on to the next one. In an efficient organization, problems are solved quickly.

However, Manginas do not know how to finish anything on the job. Sure they’ll start a task or a project. But they’ll spend weeks or months or YEARS caretaking things. Doting on every nuance and detail to get things “right”. And while they spend their time caretaking one project or problem the entire business suffers.

The main reason why the Mangina will caretake a problem instead of solving it is because he’s insecure. Manginas don’t like ending things because they fear failure. If a project ends and mistakes are made he fears people will see the truth about him. Worse, he’ll have confirmation that he’s not the perfect person he thought he was.

He Micromanges. Manginas are notoriously insecure. And because they can’t trust others to do their jobs they hover over them like a helicopter. Constantly asking questions about Minutiae in projects. Constantly Nitpicking every period, comma and apostrophe in a report.

On the surface it’ll appear like he’s being meticulous to detail. But this smokescreen is just something he uses to cover up his own feelings of inadequacy. Manginas fear any flaw that would disrupt their “smooth” world and make them appear to be imperfect.

He Makes people Crazy In the smooth world of a Mangina manager everyone else has to deal with chaos. And just talking to this guy can drive a person insane. He’ll tell people he said things and then say he didn’t say them. He’ll not say things and then tell people he said them. Up is down, down is up and nothing makes sense.

Worse, He’s always right. And in between his micromanaging and crazy making good workers wind up becoming demoralized and worker morale drops to 0. Oftentimes the only way for a person to preserve their mental health is to wind up quitting their jobs. Which costs an organization productivity and profitability long term.

He Tries to Control others.  Manginas have serious power issues. And they need to control others to make their world “smooth”.  So they’ll caretake projects for years and micromanage co-workers they’re in charge of. They feel if they’re in charge nothing will be “Right” and nothing will get done.

Ironically due to his control issues nothing gets done. Because he’s so tight fisted and tyrannical people aren’t able to get any work done. Due to his inability to trust others and his obsession with perfection, work often slows to a halt and productivity becomes nonexistent.

He Feels inadequate and insecure in the presence of Male co-workers. Most workplaces are filled with men. And Manginas feel inadequate and uncomfortable around men. Men represent conflict to a Mangina and they make every effort to eliminate them from a work environment.

Thanks to his efforts to eliminate men from a workplace, a company can lose productivity and profits. When employees turnover, it costs money to replace them. And it can take six months to a year for a company to regain its productivity when a single employee is replaced and by that time a company can lose productivity, market share and a whole lot of profits. It’s just cheaper in the long run for a company to get rid of mangina than to deal with his nonsense.

He’s Passive Aggressive.  Manginas are notoriously passive aggressive. They’ll do little things like “forgetting” to attend meetings, “losing” documents and these little things will completely disrupt the operations of an organization.

He Undermines Co-workers. Whenever a Mangina starts feeling inadequate around co-workers he does things to sabotage them. Whenever he “Forgets” meetings and “loses” documents it slows down the productivity of an organization. And thanks of his efforts to undermine co-workers lots of great talented people wind up leaving a company to go work for a competitor.

He Sabotages co-workers . Manginas feel inadequate around other men. And they fear competing with other men. So he makes efforts to eliminate other men from the business. And he eliminates other men by sabotaging their projects and assignments. Some will sabotage a co-worker by “losing” a document or stealing it off their desk, others will “caretake” their part of a project to prevent a co-worker from meeting a deadline. A few will use technicalities in work rules to get a co-worker in trouble.

 Long-term this sabotage of co-workers by a Mangina will hurt the organization’s business. Because he’s undercutting people who should be working together the business becomes fragmented. And because people are working against themselves won’t be able towards helping the organization compete against other businesses. Usually all of the infighting from Mangina sabotage sets up a business for going out of business.

He Gets others to do his dirty work for him. Manginas believe themselves to be “good” and they want their worlds to be “smooth”. So when they don’t want to soil their hands they get others to do their dirty work like setting people up and getting them fired.

The first person he usually uses in this fashion is the woman he gives his responsibility to. But when he really wants to do something unethical or egregious he’ll manipulate a co-worker or a boss into doing it for him. And while they’re out doing things that violate company policy or are even illegal, his hands are “clean”. And when those people point fingers at him, he’ll just say he never told them to do anything. And because he usually has witnesses, he oftentimes appears innocent when he’s guilty as sin.

He Starts Rumors and spreads gossip. When a Mangina isn’t hiding in his cubicle or his office, he’s at the water cooler or the breakroom listening to what’s being said in the company grapevine. He’s the guy starting rumors about co-workers and spreading gossip about people he doesn’t like. He believes he more misinformation he spreads and the more chaos he brings will lead to co-workers resigning and give him an opportunity to show how great he actually is. Unfortunately, oftentimes an organization winds up becoming demoralized and the work environment becomes intolerable due to his juvenile behavior.

A good organization needs clear line of communication between all its employees. And those lines get cut thanks to a Mangina’s rumor starting. Because employees feel demoralized and frustrated they stop talking to each other about business and stop caring about work. 

Manipulates People and Information. Because Manginas want a “smooth” world and they want to appear to be “good” they often twist information to interpret their idea of the truth. And to do that they manipulate people and data to make things appear to be “Smooth”.

But everything usually isn’t smooth. When one looks at things revolving around a Mangina objectively they see that a Mangina is LYING.  And thanks to his lies a business winds up in chaos.

He Lies, Lies, and Lies some more. Because a Mangina afraid of conflict, he’ a liar. And the most dangerous lies aren’t the ones he tells the people he manipulates. They’re the lies he tells to himself. And because he lies to himself he believes he’s telling the truth.

The lies A Mangina tells can impede a business’ goals and slow down the productivity of an organization. Because a Mangina won’t deal with problems, he sweeps them under a rug. Then he denies things. And as these problems escalate and become bigger problem they wind up costing an organization in the long term if they’re not dealt with. In some cases a Mangina’s lies can put a business right of business.

He's Always a Victim. Manginas cause all sorts of trouble in a workplace with their dysfunctional, disruptive and unprofessional behavior. But he’s never responsible for anything. If something goes wrong on the job it’s always the fault of a co-worker, a manager or some other “phantom” person he points the finger at. And sadly because many women are either getting something from one of his covert contracts or men are completely clueless, they believe he is being victimized.

When in actuality he’s the one who is tormenting everyone. Manginas love having power over others, but HATE taking responsibility.  Whenever someone calls a Mangina to the carpet for their unprofessional and egregious behavior he’ll tender his resignation.  

If people in your business are demoralized frustrated, and angry, chances are there’s a Mangina in your workplace. And the faster you deal with this workplace gremlin the faster your work environment can get back to normal. A business owner should never hire a Mangina. Because chances are when he’s hired and combined with other dysfunctional workers like Simps and Hoodrats he’ll work to put your business right out of business.

1 comment:


    Good afternoon,
    Can't find your article on you blog anymore, but it certainly did not go unnoticed... I don't think that is a good thing. The more viral it goes the more bad publicity you'll get. Guess that is better than no publicity at all. Good Job.