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Tough tip from boss does little to boost job enjoyment

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08.08.2019

Our boss is always telling people in our team that “every job has parts you don’t like. You have to suck it up and do them.”

QUESTION:

Our boss is always telling people in our team that “every job has parts you don’t like. You have to suck it up and do them.” He says this a lot and some of us are finding there are more parts to our job that we don’t like than we do.

I understand not all parts of a job are satisfying, but really disliking them is another story. And anyway, isn’t one part of being a good manager helping individuals work on what they’re best at and most interested in?

Work Therapy.Credit:John Shakespeare

ANSWER:

Your boss sounds like a cheery fellow. If he doesn’t cut it in his current role, he could........

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