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When your company’s president gets a media interview, keep your wisecracks to yourself. You never know when your words will leak out and stain your reputation.
Example: A marketing manager at an apparel firm heard the CEO say in a radio interview that his employees were really “paid volunteers” because they loved their jobs so much. The manager joked about it with her colleagues. A few weeks later, she lost a promotion after the CEO heard she had called him a “liar.”
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