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Is Your Boss Annoying?

What are the indicators and behaviors of an annoying boss? How can leaders adjust to create a more positive work environment?

And for those of you in management or leadership positions, reflect on your leadership style. What subtle signs do you think might indicate that you're becoming an annoying boss?

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Paweł Ciosek

I would call someone "Boss" if he do not serve but command. Disconnect from their team problems, demands results without listening. People listen to him, because their are afraid for their positions 🫣. That's annoying! 🚨

There is a difference between leader and boss. I believe that leader is someone who serve their team. People listen to him, because they respect him, giving back the love they received.

So try to stay/become a leader, serve the people 🙏

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Schalk Neethling

Great answer!

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Stefan Moore

I mean how are we defining annoying?

sahil222 profile image

my boss is friendly but the manager is annoying :D

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Federico Navarrete

No, my current boss is not annoying. I have had several bosses over my life. However, the trickiest ones were my last ones in Poland. The rest have been generally great examples as leaders, people that I have learned and that I'd like to replicate their lead in future endeavors.

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Marissa B

I've had one annoying boss previously. He was a super corporate type whose managing style was ripped from whatever dry corporate zombie book he was reading that month. The dude was incapable of having a normal, friendly 1:1 meeting without going into some abstract nonsense. Meta-talk is fine but like... c'mon, I'm not a robot. Treat me like a human.

Current boss thankfully is nothing like that! We can chat about cars, music, whatever in the same meeting as a technical topic or personal feedback and there's no inhuman vibe.

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Michael Tharrington

I think I'm probably more annoying than my boss is, haha! 😅

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