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TOP 20 THINGS YOU SHOULD NEVER SAY TO YOUR BOSS

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Knowing how to talk to your boss is essential if you want to have a successful career. That being said, there are certain things you should never say to your boss if you don’t want to risk your career. Here is the list of the top 20 things never to say to your boss.

Rated 1 point - posted 12 years ago by kris in category Other.
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“I really need to talk to you, it’s important” Report Abuse
Your boss is in charged for a reason. Speaking like that removes the power from him and gives it to you.
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“I don’t’ need anyone to teach me” Report Abuse
Being a willing learning is an important part of growing with a company. If you are not willing to learn new things, then chances are you won’t last very long.
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“That’s not in my job description” Report Abuse
With this phrase you are challenging your boss’ authority.
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“I just never got around to it” Report Abuse
This phrase gives your boss the impression that you are either very lazy or not very organized. Both are not characteristics which is desirable in employees.
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“don’t blame me – it’s not my fault” Report Abuse
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“Could you repeat that?” Report Abuse
That phrase will leave your boss feeling as if you weren’t paying any attention at all to what he was saying. A better thing to say is “Can you clarify that?”
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“Yea, right, I have a family. I’m going home” Report Abuse
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“can you tell so and so to shut off that annoying music?” Report Abuse
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“Get yourself a slave” Report Abuse
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“I’m bored” Report Abuse
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“What cha going to do, fire me?” Report Abuse
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“I hate to say it, but I told you so” Report Abuse
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“I’m quitting next month” Report Abuse
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“Well, you should have known better Report Abuse
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“IF you paid me more, I’d come to work everyday Report Abuse
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“I can get a better job than this one if I want to” Report Abuse
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“I knew about that problem a month ago – was I suppose to tell someone?” Report Abuse
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“that isn’t how you’re supposed to do that” Report Abuse
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“You seem to have plenty of time, why don’t you do it?” Report Abuse
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“I’d do your spouse” Report Abuse
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