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Don’t Let A “Misery Loves Company” Mindset Sabotage Your Career Success
Don't join in the water-cooler complaining sessions. Walk away.
“A department afflicted with a bad boss is a sorry sight,” says Nelson. “It’s dismal and depressing. It can prevent your from rising to the top of the heap, and instead, you will be buried beneath it.”
Nelson says employees who find themselves trying to deal with a bad boss as well as not being caught up in the office malaise, are up against a double whammy. “Not only do you have a bad boss, but everyone else in your department is suffering from the same unsupportive situation--and dragging you down with them,” says Nelson.
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How does that apply to your bad boss situation? “If you don’t exert extra effort, you’ll be influenced by your equally unhappy co-workers to be even more unmotivated and unproductive than you already are,” explains Nelson.
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