Avoid the Trap of a Bad Job With a Good Boss

A good boss can’t protect you.

Anna Burgess Yang
ILLUMINATION
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6 min readApr 12

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“People don’t leave bad jobs, they leave bad bosses.” (Or so the saying goes.) Does that mean you should stay in a bad work situation if you have a good boss?

I once worked for a terrible company. All the traits of a toxic work environment, with senior employees bullying the junior staff, a micromanaging CEO…

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Anna Burgess Yang
ILLUMINATION

Productivity geek + solopreneur with niche expertise. #5amwritersclub frequent flyer. • https://start.annabyang.com/