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The Origin of Bad Supervisors
Bad bosses are not merely like people; some good and some bad. Bad supervision is a learned behavior. It is the manifestation of generations that were never taught exactly how to lead or supervise others. The disproportionate amount of bad supervisors that yell and scream at employees is not representative of humans in general. When surveyed most people know how a good boss should behave yet so many bad supervisors are indelibly etched into our memories.




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Blame My Helicopter Parents

By John Grubbs

For too many Generation Yers, parents have micromanaged every part of their lives.  Having Mom or Dad hover over them, then rush in and “save the day” every time a child encounters stress is probably normal in today’s culture.  While in reality, “helicopter parenting,” can range from scheduling a play date for a four year old to writing college admissions essays in the hopes the child gets into the best college.  According to wiki.answers.com, a helicopter parent is a term for a person who pays extremely close attention to his or her child or children, particularly at educational institutions. They rush to prevent any harm or failure from befalling them or letting them learn from their own mistakes, sometimes even contrary to the children's wishes. They are so named because, like a helicopter, they hover closely overhead, rarely out of reach whether their children need them or not.

Even worse, some helicopter parents continue to hover over their children...

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