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Black Enterprise Magazine January-March 2019 Issue

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THE SITUATION: THE OVERBEARING BOSS

  • Their personality is strong and dominating. They are confident, almost to the point of arrogance. They often create an environment of panic and urgency in unhealthy doses.

THE SOLUTION:

  • Don’t personalize interactions with this type of boss, Lyons says. “It’s too easy to assume that feedback employees are getting from this boss is related to some incompetence or failure on their part, especially because of the emotion that can be connected to interactions with this type of boss.”
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    Janell Hazelwood

    Janell Hazelwood is associate managing editor at Black Enterprise, managing content across core areas of Money, Career, Small Business and Technology. She is also a featured blogger with My Two Cents, providing insights on branding, millennial career development, employment trends and leadership. She was previously a content producer and copy editor for Black Enterprise magazine, working across several editorial sections. The Hampton University graduate got her start in the newspaper industry, having worked for companies including The New York Times and Scripps Howard News Service. Her works and insights have appeared on The Huffington Post, MadameNoire, E!Online, Brazen Careerist, CBS News, and Arise TV.



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