#6. Going back on their commitments
Making promises to people places you on the fine line that lies between making them very happy and
watching them walk out the door. When you uphold a commitment, you grow in the eyes of your
employees because you prove yourself to be trustworthy and honorable. But when you disregard your
commitment, you come across as slimy, uncaring, and disrespectful. After all, if the boss doesn’t honor
his or her commitments, why should everyone else?