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A series of letters has surfaced on the internet showing us all exactly how a boss should not communicate with employees.

The letters, from the CEO of a former Houston-based company, Tiger Oil, date from the late 1970s and make for quite an interesting read into his leadership and communication style.

Multiple memos and letters are pasted here for you to read, and include notes which say things like:

“Don’t talk about other people and other things in this office. DO YOUR JOB AND KEEP YOUR MOUTH SHUT!”

Another memo appears to be warning staff about using foul language in the office.

“I swear, but since I am the owner of this company, that is my privilege, and this privilege is not to be interpreted as the same for any employee. That differentiates me from you and I want to keep it that way.”

Here are a few of our favourites. Go to the full link here.

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