We know—nobody reading The Daily Muse is a horrible boss. But, no matter how well-meaning you are, there might be some things you’re doing that you don’t realize are painting you in a negative light. For example, did you know that playing favorites, making emotionally based decisions rather than logical ones, and being indecisive are three common ways bosses make their employees’ lives more difficult?

Find out what the other nine frustrating characteristics of a bad boss are. (And if you need a little management tune-up? Our free, email-based Management 101 class will get you right back on track.)


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