Common Myths

Here are the three most common myths pertaining to abrasive managers:

Myth No 1:  The abrasive style is a crucial component of the person’s success. Without the abrasiveness, they won’t be as effective as they are now.

Myth No 2:  ‘You can’t teach an old dog new tricks’ – the manager can’t change. You can’t change a person’s personality – – this is how they always were and always will be.

Myth No 3:  Those who complain about the manager’s style should acquire ‘thicker skins’. They should quit complaining and focus on real work.

The reality is that not one of these myths is true. Abrasiveness can be tamed, surprisingly quickly.

 

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