Working with a Bad Manager might be way better than you think!

Exposure to Management Styles

Good Managers

Generally when individuals are happy or satisfied at job, they tend to attribute this to various factors like flexible work hours, creative job, challenging projects, skill set match, job profile etc.

Bad Managers

What I am trying to say here is — you think about the whole situation and management a lot more and in the process (of talking to everyone and over analysing it) you are forming learning patterns, patterns of what is not working for you and hence what is a strict no -no when it comes to being a boss.

Learning through Analysis & Observation

  1. Admiration or
  2. Scorn/contempt.

Five things I would dedicate completely to “Work in Progress” Managers or let’s just say my what “not to do” list -

1. Never be “Always Busy” :

2. Stop saying “Don’t come to me with problems, come with solutions”:

3. Never blame your team members in front of your superiors, stand up for them:

Managers need to do exactly reverse of this

In case of things go great, credit goes to the team and for and the things that don’t go right, credit goes to you.

4. Do not be “Over Commitment Pleasers”:

Remember the promises you make, if you can’ t remember -write it down , if you can’t write them, don’t make them.

5. Do not practice “Divide & Rule”:

So I would say never underestimate a bad situation,

If life throws lemons at you, don’t be sad, make lemonade out of it instead!

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