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Updated 08/27/2017

    6 Stupid Things Managers Do To Kill Morale  |  Forbes, Travis Bradberry                                      11/30/2016
    It’s pretty incredible how often you hear managers complaining about their best
    employees leaving, and they really do have something to complain about—few
    things are as costly and disruptive as good people walking out the door.

    But managers tend to blame their turnover problems on everything under the sun
    while ignoring the crux of the matter: people don’t leave jobs; they leave managers.

    Why Your Job Stinks (And What To Do About It)  |  LinkedIn, Ken Boyd                                       08/23/2017
    “I’m a manager over the age of 50, and I can’t admit a mistake and still keep my job.
    That’s why I’m leaving to start my own business.”  

    That was a conversation I had with a very successful Chief Marketing Officer a year ago.
    I thought it was a great quote to start a discussion of job satisfaction. Today’s workers
    face many challenges in the workplace, but there a path to better working satisfaction.

    A survey of UK employees reveals that one in six workers older than 35 state that they
    are unhappy at the office. There are several reasons why: