Passive Aggressive

by | Sep 1, 2022

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People are getting more passive aggressive, and we’re not doing ourselves any favors. I’m Brian Banmiller on Business.

First it was quiet quitting. A trend that went viral on social media and basically involves doing the bare minimum at your current job while looking for a new one. But according to fortune magazine that was just the beginning. Now bosses are getting in on the action and engaging in quiet firing. This is when instead of giving someone honest feedback and help them improve, bosses ignore someone’s request for promotion or higher pay and wait for them to quit. Then Psychology Today wrote about another trend called quiet dumping which basically means you start distancing yourself from your partner instead of having an honest conversation. Instead, they sit and wait for their partner to end the relationship. But this method might hurt you later down the road. Quiet quitting hurts your relationship at work and can burn bridges with people that you might need to rely on for references. Experts say people are afraid to be bold, but that’s exactly what you should be, to get what you deserve. Brian Banmiller, CBS News.

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CBS News Radio national business journalist Brian Banmiller has spent more than 40 years in the news industry, covering business, politics and the economy on television, radio and in print. Currently, his “Banmiller on Business” reports are delivered to an audience of millions nationwide.

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