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7 Harmful Habits Bosses Must Avoid

#1. Responding to mistakes by centralizing control.

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“OK, from now on, you need to run everything by me!” the boss yelled at my coworker after she’d made a mistake.

She looked defeated.

I’d seen this before — a boss’s emotions tainting their directives. I knew this was likely the beginning of a downward spiral to her…

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Max Klein

Family Man. Leader. MBA. Writer. Marine Corps Veteran. Winemaker. emaxklein@icloud.com

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