6 Deadly Sins of Ineffective Bosses
Black Enterprise Magazine January-March 2019 Issue

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We’ve all probably read, heard or been real-life participants in stories of the boss from hell. From the micromanager who likes to be over your shoulder at every step of a project to the aggressive head-bully-in-charge, some managers and supervisors have no clue what it means to be an effective leader. There are boundaries often crossed that can lead to major breakdowns in team morale and productivity. Well, Forbes takes this notion even further, detailing six lines your boss should never cross, based on insights from Allison & Taylor, a reference and background checking firm:

Your boss makes references to your salary in front of other staff. The Allison & Taylor consultants say this is private and confidential information, and other employees don’t need to know what you’re being paid. Whether the boss is saying, ‘I don’t pay you enough,’ or ‘I pay you too much,’ this kind of comment can lead to resentment among colleagues.

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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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