10 Things Your Employees Can't Tell You (But Wish You Would Figure Out Already)

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1. You're overloading us without making priorities clear.

2. You're not holding the slackers on our team to account.

3. We can't get the approvals you insist on in a timely fashion.

4. You are inconsistent about rules.

5. We can't find you when we have questions.

6. Stop acting like a "friend" and start listening to our feedback.

7. We have no idea what's going on around here.

8. That thing that happened...what's the real story?

9. Everything's changing and I can't keep up. (Or you refuse to change anything.)

10. I'm giving this job my best, and you don't seem to notice.

* All opinions my own.

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Dr. Dannielle Blumenthal is an author, independent brand researcher, and adjunct marketing professor with 20 years of varied experience. An avid researcher and prolific, creative writer, Dr. Blumenthal's interests span communication, marketing, qualitative media content analysis, political rhetoric, propaganda, leadership, management, organizational development, and more. An engaged citizen, she has for several years worked to raise awareness around child sex trafficking and the dangers of corruption at @drdannielle on Twitter. You can find her articles at Medium, www.AllThingsBrand.com and www.DannielleBlumenthal.com, and she frequently answers questions on Quora. All opinions are Dr. Blumenthal's own.