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Rex Huppke

Don't be so evil: A guide for bosses

Don't be so evil: A guide for bosses

A long time ago, a caveman went up to another caveman and said: "I'll give you some of my woolly mammoth meat if you move these rocks for me." The first boss was born. Later that night, the rock-moving employee went back to his cave and painted pictures on the wall depicting his boss as both evil and a bit skimpy with the mammoth-meat salary. The first boss-hating employee was born. The point of this story, which any paleontologist will tell you is 100 percent true, is that the "my boss is the enemy" narrative has been around since the invention of the workplace. This past week did little to bat down that narrative, as the world learned of the detestable...