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Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.The boss's remark was dumb. But, we all say dumb things sometimes. Often we don't realize how our remarks affect others. I believe that s/he was trying to give you some guidance, but it was not done in a productive way. Please take these words with a grain of salt, put the sting aside, and focus on the fact that there was probably a good intent there.
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