Image of an authority figure at the workplace influences the performance of the employees as a leader isn’t just responsible for passing orders everywhere. If we imagine the ideal scenario, he/she could be a friend of his/her team and also work with them to achieve each and every objective. This would result that employees feel confident enough and respond harmoniously to the tasks assigned to them.
We continue this boss fantasizing conscious leader and his/her team while there are others who have made a mark in the management of their expressions and a study shows the worst phrases you can use as a boss or manager when you address to your employees.
1 – If you do not like your job, find another that you like.
This boss reminds the employees that “you work for me” or that could easily be replaced by another to do the same. Now a born leader inspires the employee so that he/she can feel that all executions are really valuable for the company and equipment.
2 – Not paying you to think
The heads used in two scenarios: When presented with an idea they do not like, or when you notice that your employee has an initiative or ingenuity that surpasses himself/herself, coming to feel threatened. This head with the concept of “paying you to do what you ordered and nothing else” inadvertently has a group of workers demoralized and make the best employees feel that employment outgrew them for their abilities.
3 – Do not want to see you on Facebook, Twitter, ESPN while you are working
A manager today understands that an excellent employee lives his/her work, receiving and answering orders until after leaving the company. For this reason, the boss or the manager understands that today is okay to take breaks to manage their social networks. It is proved that this idle time gives you more chances to be creative.
4 – I’ll keep that in mind.
One of the most famous euphemisms with which leaders diplomatically think they can get rid of an application or proposal is forgetting that everyone knows what it means, “Go to work and do not ever talk to me until I ask you to.” A boss who uses this phrase when interacting with employees, implicitly telling them he/she does not care what they think.
5 – Who gave you permission to do that?
We all know cases where someone did or proposed something only to have the boss refused and then he/she proposed. Again, it is a bad habit that only demoralizes the workers to get more team initiatives.
6 – Drop everything and do this NOW!
When it happens, it reminds your boss that it is okay to take a new urgency, but that will delay the “urgency” of the previous day.
7 – Do not give me problems: bring me the solutions
While it is valuable to encourage employees to solve the problems for themselves, this is no excuse for a boss to refuse to do his/her job to provide workers the right conditions to do their work.
8 – That is a personal matter.
If there are bad relations between workers or someone committed an indiscretion in his/her spare time involved in their work, the duty of a leader is to talk with the employee to help solve the issue, or even take more drastic measures if it is a serious matter.
9 – I have several reviews about you … and everyone here feels the same
A true leader must resolve conflicts on a regular basis and take refuge in the supposed support of others to make criticism that should be experienced by him/her.
10 – You should feel lucky to have a job.
Without any doubt, the greatest of insults that a leader can bring out of his/her mouth, not only because he/she implicitly considers you so incapable that your job qualifies as a charity, but also because incorporating permanent fear of dismissal.
This list contains the expressions which add stress and undermine the dignity of each and every worker bringing the discouragement and disappointment.