Every office has one. They may appear to be ‘leadership material’ because of their straight-to-the-point and no-bullshit ways. They could even be kind and charming at times, when they want to. Nevertheless, something about them just feels harsh, insensitive, and egotistic. Are they really straight-talking leaders? Or are they just the over-sensitive office bully? If so, why do they feel the need to bully? Do they just lack empathy for others? Or are they unable to empathise with themselves?
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