Hostile Work Environment Archives – How to Be a Bad Boss

September 3, 2018 Melinda Longoria, MSM

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You just arrived at your workplace and the most important thing on your mind is doing a good job. However, you got approached by your creepy boss who places his hand on your shoulder, or around your waist. His physical contact causes you to feel uncomfortable (this is often considered harassment). Any action that makes one uncomfortable, such as flirting and inappropriate touching, are termed as harassment.

Being aware of what is considered harassment allows you the opportunity to prevent, or put a stop to, such an act.

Below are signs that you have a creepy boss.

Asking for Late Night or Private Meetings

If you are always singled out to attend private or late-night meetings, this means that your boss is going beyond the professional limit. If you comply with these requests,... Read More | Share it now!

The Creepy Boss

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You just arrived at your workplace and the most important thing on your mind is doing a good job. However, you got approached by your creepy boss who places his hand on your shoulder, or around your waist. His physical contact causes you to feel uncomfortable (this is often considered harassment). Any action that makes one uncomfortable, such as flirting and inappropriate touching, are termed as harassment.

Being aware of what is considered harassment allows you the opportunity to prevent, or put a stop to, such an act.

Below are signs that you have a creepy boss.

Asking for Late Night or Private Meetings

If you are always singled out to attend private or late-night meetings, this means that your boss is going beyond the professional limit. If you comply with these requests, even... Read More | Share it now!

Vote for Gordon Tredgold’s book: Leadership: It’s a Marathon Not a Sprint

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Leadership: Its a Marathon Not a Sprint Nominated For the 2014 Small Business Book Awards

Cleveland, OH, May 13, 2014 – Leadership: Its a Marathon Not a Sprint has been nominated for the 2014 Small Business Book Awards in the category of Motivation.

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Recommended Reading

Here are 19 books on the subject of Bad Bosses! We will be adding to this list so check back shortly. If you know of a Bad Boss book that is not on our list, please let us know by contacting us HERE.

  • Bad Bosses, Crazy Coworkers & Other Office Idiots – by Vicky Oliver

  • Good Boss, Bad Boss: How to Be the Best… and Learn from the Worst – by Robert I. Sutton

  • A Survival Guide for Working With Bad Bosses: Dealing With Bullies, Idiots, Back-stabbers, And Other Managers from Hell – by Gini Graham Scott Ph.D.

  • Got A Bad Boss? Work That Boss to Get What You Want at Work – by Noelle Nelson

  • How to Work for an Idiot, Revised and Expanded with More Idiots, More Insanity, and More Incompetency: Survive and Thrive Without Killing Your Boss – by John Hoover

  • The A to Z of Bad Bosses – by Lindsey... Read More | Share it now!