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When I was a kid, we had a name for those other kids who were always causing trouble — instigators.
Confusion, noise, and conflict swirled around these rabble-rousers who, when they weren’t actively making bad stuff happen, were darn sure taking advantage of its presence.
Unfortunately, some of these provocateurs grew up and were eventually promoted into management.