9 Types of Bosses You Never Want to Be

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The Big Daddy (or Mama) Boss

This boss wants to think of the workplace as a family....really. They prioritize relationships over efficiency and effectiveness. They give lots of gifts and encourage employees to come to them with any personal problems. There is a high, high tolerance for error...even to the point of incompetence. And no one ever gets fired. Employees feel understood, appreciated, even loved...but they don't feel like they are in a professional environment.