9 Things You Should Never Say to Your Boss

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  • “I’m too busy to handle that.”
  • “That was her fault, not mine.”
  • “He’s the worst!”
  • “I had way too much fun last night!”
  • “I don’t want to work with him.”
  • “That’s not my job.”
  • “If you don’t say yes, I’ll quit.”
  • “There’s something wrong.”
  • “I don’t really like working for other people.”

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There are few day-to-day things trickier than navigating office politics. And that maneuvering doesn’t end with handling nosey coworkers and snarky frenemies; you have to manage up, too. Here are the things you should never tell your boss — and how you should handle sticky situations. By Kenrya Rankin Naasel 

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