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We’ve all be stuck working for or with difficult people – and we’ve all BEEN the difficult person a time or two. But sometimes someone goes from being occasionally annoying to a long-term issue that messes with your work happiness, stress levels and overall work/life success. In this episode of the The Happy Hour Effect podcast you will get a bad boss solution. Not only will you will find out if you might be a bad boss or difficult person, but you will also learn how to fix the situation whether you’re an employee of a bad boss or guilty of bad management yourself.
You might be a bad boss or difficult person if…
- Your past conversations or social posts are negative, egotistical, judgmental or rude.
- No one comes to your office.
- People race out of meetings when they’re over.
- You send more emails than you receive.
- Performance is down.
How to “fix” a bad boss:
- Rise above and don’t complain.
- Seek allies to find a solution.
- Be empathetic to the person’s possible personal issues.
- Offer ideas and solutions.
- Do fun stuff outside of work.
For bad bosses and difficult people (see above to determine if this is you):
- Be empowering and trustworthy.
- Be flexible.
- Honor personal and professional goals of your team.
- Be approachable.
- Foster social and team connections.
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