Bad Pandemic Boss? Here’s How To Stay Sane

by | Jul 20, 2020


Bad Pandemic Boss: Follow These Sanity Strategies

There are lots of downsides to a pandemic, and your boss might be one of them.

Whether you’re in the office or working from home, your boss still has the power to make every day a struggle. And in some cases, the pandemic has turned bad managers into terrible managers.

Stories are surfacing about managers taking credit for someone else’s work or micromanaging their employees to count for every minute of their time while working from home. So how do you find a cure for this side-effect of COVID-19? According to Forbes, there are six strategies you can use to preserve your sanity.

For example, monitor your own triggers and judgements. If your boss isn’t very pleasant chances are you’ve picked up on it and are tempted to return the favor. But avoid taking the bait. Be respectful, and if there is some type of conflict, don’t talk about it with others. People know what’s going on and you will be the bigger person.

For more tips, check out the original article now. Then look for the cure: another job.

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