Great Leaders Don’t Let Their Teams Complain

Jake Wilder
5 min readJun 22, 2022

The Next Time People Do It, Try This Instead

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Here’s the problem: it feels really good to complain.

Someone does something that upsets us. We’re frustrated and we’re angry. Those emotions build up and they need somewhere to go. Complaining is an easy, low-risk way to vent those feelings. It lets us release all of that uncomfortable energy without having to…

Jake Wilder

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