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10 Best and Worst Bosses: Which One Are You?

Jeff Hindenach | GovCentral

We’ve all had bosses that we’ve either loved or hated. The boss who helped you get that promotion, or the one who clipped his toenails at his desk.

Some help us advance our career, while others seem to hold us back. Different leadership styles can lead to different results for each employee. But certain styles seem to be good or bad across the board, helping or hurting all employees with one fell swoop.

Check out these five worst and five best leadership styles, and then TAKE OUR QUIZ and find out which one you are!

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    over 3 years ago


    I've found this to be very true in any organization / business. Something to ponder for anyone in a leadership role.

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    about 4 years ago


    Very interesting.When developing your leadership skills, one must soon confront an important practical question, "What leadership styles work best for me and my organization.I think the answer would be quite helpful.
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    over 4 years ago


    For Federal employees one of the best ways to actually develop your leadership and listening skills is by volunteering to be one of the leaders of your agency's CFC campaign. I have a worksheet that shows how many of the core competecies of the Executive Core Qualifications (required for SES positions) can be developed through the CFC. If you would like that worksheet, please send me an e-mail at and I'll give it to you.

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