Do you know if you're a good or bad boss? Earlier this week, AOL posted an article about the seven characteristics of bad bosses. It's an interesting list and I've experienced bosses who've done all of them. I agree with the article that if you change your approach, your management style and leadership will approve.
Oftentimes problems come from lack of communication or poor use of it. That's proven in this list as many of the characteristics involve communication. I especially love number seven: Hinting, rather than speaking straightforwardly. Hey boss, be direct. Everyone will have a better understanding of what you want and how you want it done if you're clear and concise. As someone who grew up in D.C., I love people who are direct. Passive aggressiveness never gets anywhere.
What would you add to this list?