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8 Core Beliefs of extraordinary bosses

There are many kinds of bosses. Nice bosses, nasty bosses, power-hungry bosses, placid bosses, insecure bosses and so the list goes on. So what kind of boss are you? Does your boss fits the description?

Great article written by Geoffrey James [1]on 8 Core Beliefs of Extraordinary Bosses, from article in Inc Magazine [1]:

  1. Business is an ecosystem, not a battlefield.
  2. A company is a community, not a machine.
  3. Management is service, not control.
  4. My employees are my peers, not my children.
  5. Motivation comes from vision, not from fear.
  6. Change equals growth, not pain.
  7. Technology offers empowerment, not automation.
  8. Work should be fun, not mere toil.

In Nutshell, The best managers have a fundamentally different understanding of workplace, company, and team dynamics.

What other additional characteristics would you add to this list?