'Bosscon': The pros and cons of hiding things from your boss

Top work advice arrived this past week courtesy of the Trump administration. If you need to manage a temperamental boss, hide difficult news. Not metaphorically, but literally.

Shove it in a drawer, a cupboard, drizzle it in chocolate sauce and eat it if you must. Just get it out of sight.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 10, 2018, with the headline ''Bosscon': The pros and cons of hiding things from your boss'. Print Edition | Subscribe