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How many people dream of being a boss? Nobody knows, but I guess many. Such applications as status, respect, money are pretty attractive.
I am convinced that being a boss is a challenge not for everyone and actually not at all that attractive! What I see around is that people in charge (in business or politics) are in fact much poorer off than “normal people”.
Here are some good reasons taken from personal experience and HR books:
– a boss is an object of critics and rumors (starting from dress or hairstyle till family life and hobbies – everything is under the magnifier)
– a boss is a stressful and dangerous job (whoever failed, the boss is the one who is responsible)
– a boss has normally no weekends and celebrations – any time anything can happen and he/she has to be available (more…)