The holidays are a time when the workforce gathers to share good tidings and cheer with colleagues and supervisors, but seemingly harmless acts of kindness can cause embarrassment and even cross legal and ethical lines.
If you believe strongly enough in your opinion, you have a moral obligation to speak your truth regardless of the consequences. What you don’t want is to be forever plagued with the question, “Why didn’t you speak up?”
In the era of computers and a more permissive and inclusive workplace, the concept of flexibility has grown as companies and federal agencies seek to hire and retain talented workers and keep them happier and more productive.
Toxic leadership extends beyond a single definition. Rather than simply focusing on destructiveness, a holistic approach considers the overall success of the organization as well as the competence of the leader.
If the company was that bad for you, you don’t want the craziness to follow you. You do not want them running after you or having quick access to you. When you metaphorically burn the bridge, you put distance between them and you.