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7 things bosses should avoid saying to keep employees’ respect

Bosses need to watch their words carefully, because even casual phrases like “but” or “that’s not my decision” can be hugely detrimental for employee morale. Managers who say the latter, for example, are admitting that they either don’t care or are powerless. No employee wants to hear that.

Similarly, nothing is more demoralizing than hearing a manager say, “that’s not my problem.” No matter what, the manager is responsible. So, by definition, everything is his or her problem, even if that problem is finding someone who can help better. See the rest at Lifehack.

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