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Well... I know a boss that is incredibly oblivious to the way she interrupt others or disregard other ideas different from hers. I think that the only way to make her notice is to videotape a conversation... and I'm not completely sure of it.

Andrew Tucker

Great post Bob, I currently work for a supervisor who displays the "power poisoning" you describe and it can be a very frustrating experience. I think every manager should remember some of the words of John Wooden:

"Consider the rights of others before your own feelings, and the feelings of others before your own rights"

Kevin Burke

Bob, thanks for this post. Has anyone tried simply filming the inconsiderate time-demanders and then playing back the film to them? I find that when I watch myself on film it's much easier to notice when I am dominating the conversation too much.

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