How to Deal with a Bullying Boss

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    How to Deal with a Bullying Boss

    Is this your Boss that yelled at you earlier at work? Did you feel irritated or depressed?

    Get your head up high and Learn the tips on how to deal with a bullying boss!

    1. Control yourself

    How to Deal with a Bullying Boss

    Before you rant about your bosses, evaluate your self first. Do you have to improve on certain areas? Are you lacking the skills to do a certain job? If your honest with yourself then you’ll understand why your boss acts that way. However, having weaknesses should not be used by the boss to bully you right?

    I know it’s really tempting to just lose your self and rage into anger. However, He’s still your boss. So it’s better to find ways to let the steam off.

    • Relax. If your reaching to your patience limit, Stand up go to the rest room. In that way you won’t burst unexpectedly in front of your boss.
    • Stretch and Exercise . Move your body! Even though your just sitting in your desk or standing all day in your station, you can still move your body parts right? Try to stretch your arms and legs. Rotate your neck. It’s seems simple actions but mind you it really helps.

    And always remember don’t waste your energy thinking about your bully boss, instead spend it in doing your work even better.


    2. Adapt to Them

    How to Deal with a Bullying Boss

    What is a better way to adapt to your boss? Of course it’s to observe your boss’ behavior. If your already 3 months in your work, I think you already know something about him.

    When do they get mad? How do they react when you do something good? What actions do they take when you something bad? These are just some of the questions that you can take note and answer for yourself. In that way, you will know how to respond whenever your boss starts to intimidate you again.

    If your having a hard time to adapt with them, consult your co-workers. Discreetly talk to other people you work with. Ask them if they experience the same things as you have. Most of your co-workers have already gone through the same things as you have. In this way you can have an idea on how to deal with a bullying boss.


    3. Don’t be Intimidated

    How to Deal with a Bullying Boss

    Working from 9-5 plus hearing your bully bosses all day is really degrading in ones passion and dedication for work. But always remember that they are empowered whenever they see fear in you!

    If they yell, judge or criticize you, stand strong. Don’t lose your belief and faith in yourself. I know this is a hard task, but it’ll take some time. If you think you are doing the best you can do, keep your head held high, and don’t give him the pleasure of putting you down.

    Instead just understand them, they may be dealing with hardships in life and they think that they can use you as an outlet for their insecurities of themselves.


     4. Be Your Own Boss! 

    How to Deal with a Bullying Boss

    What is the best way on how to deal with a bullying boss? Be your own boss!

    Yes, you heard it right. You don’t have to control your self when your angry. You don’t have to adapt to your hard headed bosses. You won’t get intimidated again by their judgements and critics. That’s all gonna happen if you are your own boss.

    How you can do it? Build your own business.

    • Research. Know what is your passion and monetize on it. It’s hard to work for something if you don’t like it right? There are plenty of passive income businesses out there that you can conceptualize and later on build as your own.

    But this is not an overnight event. It takes time to build the foundation of your own business. Nevertheless, think about this – Would you like to spend 2-3 years in creating your continuous income flow? Or spend the rest of your life working with a bully boss?

    Learn How You Can Get Rid of Your Bully Boss Forever!


    Best Regards,

    John Rico



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      18 comments on “How to Deal with a Bullying Boss

      1. I think nobody deserves to be bullied – even if it is by your own boss. I definitely agree that the best way to deal with a bully boss is to get rid of him and be your own boss. Really. We are all entitled to get respected and if your boss is not respecting you as a human being, he is not worth working for.

        • I totally agree with you. I know for some this maybe a not so big issue but for many it is. Who would want to go to work everyday and take all the insults of your bully boss? I mean, some of this insults may be a joke but it still hurts.

          But then, we should still learn to adapt in this behavior of your boss. Since you are an employee, you are the one who needs to adjust with him. One thing that you can do is to ignore him. That is the best way to deal with your bully boss. In that way, you can continue your job and focus on your work alone.

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      2. I really like your last tip on how to deal with a bullying boss. I know this feeling very well. I had a manager appointed above me that was just terrible.

        He would call me names such as cow bladder which was not that great as you might have guessed. It was my first real job and that guy drove me to depression.

        He also started to intimidate me, with threads and so on. Luckily he moved very far away.

        • I feel you man. It really sucks if you encounter a bully boss especially if it is just your first day at work. I mean, why could they just be nice and be supportive in all your works done. In that way you will feel boosted and will give you more drive to do better in your job.

      3. Hi John Rico,

        It’s great that there is someone who is trying to give some advice of how to deal with a bullying boss. Fortunately, I don’t have a bullying boss at the moment, but you never know 😉

        Your tips are great and they are very helpful especially the last one because being your own boss absolutely prevents you from being bullied 🙂

        What would you recommend to become your own boss?


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