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7 Counterintuitive Ways To Be a Boss People Love

1. Resist helping.

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I was angry. My new boss refused to help. Isn’t a leader supposed to mentor and guide? I hated this guy already.

He’d asked me to coordinate three days of training in Okinawa, Japan with Marines, weapons, and ammunition. I was freshly promoted and had just arrived in Japan. I knew no one, knew nothing about Okinawa, and had…

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