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5 Things Business Leaders Hate (And How to Deal With Them) No one likes to hear excuses or to feel like things are outside of their control.

By Tanner Simkins Edited by Frances Dodds

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All leaders have certain tasks, situations, or responsibilities that they hate. While these dislikes vary from person to person, there are a few that seem to be universally disliked by business leaders. While you might not be able to avoid these tasks or responsibilities altogether, there are some things that can make them a little less painful. Here are five things business leaders hate and some tips for dealing with these issues.

Not having control

Generally, business leaders have strong personalities, and they like to be in control. Given that natural inclination, there are few things that most leaders dislike more than not having control over something that impacts their business. Some examples of things like this are regulatory agencies, media coverage, and tax policies.

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