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The 3 Most Dangerous Phrases in Business

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I'm neither a manager nor a management consultant, but I've been the boots on the ground for several years. These are my observations of what are the 3 most dangerous phrases in business.

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The 3 Most Dangerous Phrases in Business

  1. 1. THE 3 MOST PHRASES IN DANGEROUS BUSINESS
  2. 2. "We've always done it this way" 01 This is one sure way of knowing that the company culture is focused on protecting a bureaucracy by preserving and protecting itself. It kills employee morale by telling talented employees their new ideas and creativity are not welcome. With the world changing at an exponentially increasing rate, this is a surefire way of getting left behind.�
  3. 3. "That won't work in our industry" 02 This is indicative of a closed mind. With so many changes happening in the world, most jobs and industries require employees with skills and capabilities across disciplines. With some innovation and creative thinking, ideas and solutions from other industries can be applied to yours.
  4. 4. "That's not my job" 03 This is often a sign of a disgruntled or zombie worker. They likely see no future for themselves at the company and steps should be taken to either engage them or failing which, to let them go. However, it may also be a sign of a frustrated worker tired of being the self-sacrificing fool, doing the difficult, risky work while their freeloading colleagues coast along.
  5. 5. THE 3 MOST DANGEROUS PHRASES IN BUSINESS "We've always done it this way" "That won't work in our industry" "That's not my job"
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