Whenever you do something wrong, this embarrassing boss loves to point it out in front of
Chances are your boss isn’t intentionally trying to demotivate you. It’s doubtful that he has some master plan to make your life miserable. What is more likely is that he has instead fallen into the all too common management trap of looking for things that are wrong instead of looking for things that are right.
One of the reasons that panic button bosses behave the way they do is that aren’t particularly good at thinking ahead. They get surprised a lot. They’re focused on plan A, and have given absolutely no consideration to Plans B, C or D. So when Plan A doesn’t work, they’re scrambling
One of the more challenging situations one can find oneself in is having a boss who consistently gives vague direction. Instead of just clearly communicating what he (she) wants, he drops hints, speaks in general terms and answers questions with one- or two-word answers