How to Survive a Bad Boss


Water for Camels

I started working when I was 15 years old. My first job was McDonald’s.  I liked the idea of earning extra money, and I didn’t mind the work.  But my boss was a perpetually angry man whose rants and insults drove many employees, including me to seek employment elsewhere. I mean, who could work for such a jerk?

Forty years I have worked in various jobs without a break.  Needless to say I have experienced every type of boss that exists (at least in my world)..  I have categorized some of them below.

The Over Nurturer:  This boss never quite trusts you enough to let you do your job, always jumping in and doing it for you so you are not overwhelmed.  They are very nice but undermine your ability to grow and develop.

The Tyeant:  this boss is only concerned with the power they wield over others.  They demand…

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