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    A boss seeks control ...

    A boss seeks control; a leader embraces we.

    Is it grammatical?

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    Re: A boss seeks control ...

    By setting "we" in bold italics, you indicate that the reader should interpret it as a noun meaning "the idea of a group". This is not typical usage but it is possible. It would be better to use a few more words to phrase this more explicitly.
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    Re: A boss seeks control ...

    I'd just change "we" to "collaboration" or "teamwork".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: A boss seeks control ...

    When I first read it, I had no idea what it meant.

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    Re: A boss seeks control ...

    Neither had I. That's why I posted "".

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    Re: A boss seeks control ...

    Nice selfie, Rover.

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    Re: A boss seeks control ...

    I would aim for some sort of parallel idea in the two halves of the sentence. Maybe something like: A boss concentrates on "I"; a leader embraces "we".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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