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Most annoying confrontation with boss / higher ups

Hello Savages - when it comes to delivering, some bosses have that special tone to turn the convo into something quite untasteful to say the less.


What's the most annoying situation you've ever encountered - Any advice on how to handle it, being on the catcher's side?

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GDO
Politicker
+6
BDM
Always put everything in writing. What annoys me most is higher ups โ€œnot rememberingโ€ things we discussed.ย 
Jackywaky
Arsonist
+9
Sales Manager
DUDE! - That's golden
Incognito
Arsonist
+9
Master of Disaster
This and if youโ€™re forced to deal with someone shady - audio recordings!
Jackywaky
Arsonist
+9
Sales Manager
damn :/
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Kinonez
Arsonist
+8
Team Lead
Having them declining a meeting and then asking why you didn't join. Classic.ย 

In these type of scenarios it's important to comunicated "hey I'm not going but meeting still live"ย 
cw95
Politicker
+6
Pricing Executive
Foreseeing a problem occurring and suggesting how to fix it before it happens, then months down the line the problem happens and you get shit on for 'Not bringing it up ages ago'. Pisses you off, but just speak in a professional manner that you did however the idea/opinion wasn't listened to. Annoyingly, this happens way more in businesses than it should.ย 
It's almost like when your boss tells you to do something which you know is a shit way of doing your job, so you do it, then get told off for not bringing anything in...bad management though ay.ย 
Jackywaky
Arsonist
+9
Sales Manager
not cool at all
funcoupons
WR Officer
+11
Kahluapons
Managers who are too cowardly to address a situation themselves so instead delegate uninvolved people to deliver bad/awkward news are the worst.ย 

I don't really have a way to deal with it other than rolling my eyes and hoping I work for someone with balls in my next role. Some people just aren't meant for leadership roles.
Jackywaky
Arsonist
+9
Sales Manager
No way! fire them
Rallier
Politicker
+9
Account Executive
Most annoying situation is when bosses and higher ups cancel last minute multiple times. Incredibly annoying
Jackywaky
Arsonist
+9
Sales Manager
been there
No_ty
Catalyst
+5
Sales Dir.
unclear leadership - hate that
cifu
Opinionated
+1
SDR
Had to ask for my delayed 2 month paymentย  not cool
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