Dealing with a Bad Boss

Eventually in your career, you will have a bad boss. Someone who epitomizes bad characteristics such as being unethical, only caring about themselves, being insecure, taking credit for your work, etc. It’s impossible to articulate all the ways in which a manager can be a poor manager. You’ll notice that I don’t use the word ‘leader’ because they aren’t leading anyone- literally no one is following them.

So what do you do? I’ve been asked this many times before and here’s how I respond:

  1. Sadly you can learn as much from a bad manager as a good one. WHAT? How is…

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Brett Colbert is IT CTO & VP of Enterprise Architecture at Salesforce. Previously at NetApp, Cisco, McAfee, Intuit. All articles are solely my opinion. DYOR.

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Brett Colbert is IT CTO & VP of Enterprise Architecture at Salesforce. Previously at NetApp, Cisco, McAfee, Intuit. All articles are solely my opinion. DYOR.

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