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What kind of boss would you like to have? And when you leave your job and set up your own stall, what kind of boss would you like to be? Hundreds of books have been written about US President Donald Trump’s politics. Thousands more will be written. To my mind the book that’s really needed is a Trump people-management handbook. He sounds like the original boss from hell. So it would be a "how not to be that guy" kind of book. Just last week, while watching television, Trump saw one of his former employees opining on his stint at the White House. Rex Tillerson is a bit like many readers of this august magazine. For 10 years he was the CEO of ExxonMobil. Early last year he chucked it all in to join the Trump administration as secretary of state. It’s a big job, regarded by many as the most senior post after the president himself. Just a year later Trump fired Tillerson. So, asked last week what it was like to have a boss like Trump, Tillerson replied: "What was challenging for me, comi...

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