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Hidden Secrets On How To Manage Your Boss

Some people dislike or even hate their boss. But, do you know that he/she has a significant role in your path of career? Instead of detest him/her, why don�t you try to �manage� him/her?

What to do?

1.Understand him/her well

Learn his/her priority. Ask yourself what he/she might need from you as an employee. Find out how to anticipate the need.

2.Understand his style of communication

Is he a listener or a reader? If he�s more like a listener, you can explain everything to him. Yet, if he�s more like a reader, prepare a report or note for him to read.

3.Understand his/her working style

Does he/she insist on perfection? Does he/she love working late? Or, does he/she prefer to work from 9-5? By knowing how his/her style, you can try to do the same thing he/she does.

4.Show your commitment

Let him/her know that you are committed to your job. You can give him/her a sign that you need his/her support on doing the tasks. That way, he/she would feel important and would help you with all his might.

5.Don�t be a Yes-Sir/Ma�am type of employee

No need to kiss his/her ass. It won�t work. Even if you do, you might be someone with more enemies than friends at the office. Other employees will look down on you.

6.Be quiet

If he/she makes a mistake, don�t make such a fuss about it. You can correct it without having to hurt his//her pride.

7.Knowing the hot button

Find out what triggers his/her anger. Is it your being late to come to the office, or your coming up in a meeting without any new ideas or your grammatical mistakes in your report, or his/her knowing that you like to gossip? You�d better stop doing what he/she doesn�t like if you don�t want to make him/her angry.

8.Ask for a feedback

He/she would like it if you ask for his/her opinion.

9.Give him a feedback

Only if it�s a success. If somehow he/she fails, keep it to yourself and only tell him/her when he/she asks for it.

10.Change your attitude

Change yourself and be a better employee and turn your relationship with the boss into a positive one. That way, he/she would more than love to �follow� what you want.

Submitted by:

David W Richards

David W Richards has been dealing with many bosses. So, he shares his experiences. He shares other information as well, such as Debt Ratio, Debt Programme, and Debt Harrassment.


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