How to Deal with a Bad Boss
If you have come here looking for a shoulder to cry on because you work for a bad manager… I have a better idea. You can actually lead your boss in subtle and indirect ways. As a result, you will get the work done and the bad boss will rely on you on your own terms. If you are on a work machine now, get the info and delete your web browser history so you won’t get in trouble. The bottom line is that you are not alone, and you don’t have to quit. Gallup poll says that about 50% of employees leave their jobs to get away from a difficult manager, not you, my friend. Okay, now let’s talk solutions:
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Blog Articles About Leadership
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Myth #1: You can learn how to lead by reading enough books.
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