Managing the Boss

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4 ways to deal with a nasty outburst

December 7, 2017 Categorized in: Managing the Boss

When something happens that causes your boss to lash out at you, consider your own role in causing the problem, Hannah Morgan writes at U.S. News & World Report. She offers four options for dealing with an outburst by your manager.

Work with your manager’s style

November 2, 2017 Categorized in: Managing the Boss

If you find it hard to stay motivated at work and you’re looking for new inspiration, you might try looking at your supervisor. If you can figure out how to work with your boss’ style, you might find a boost of productivity.
A new boss can introduce a lot of new elements to your work life, such as a new leadership style, a new way of communicating and new expectations. Career coach Joyce E.A. Russell offers these tips to help you cut through your anxiety and start adjusting to your new reality.
You work for someone for months, years or even decades, and then one day, your comfort zone is turned on its end. Before one door closes and a new one opens, take a moment to do these things.
Looking for ways to make your boss’s life a little easier on the road? Svilen Petrov, writing at Wings Journal, shares these business travel tips from frequent traveler Eric Pulier.
A friendly relationship with a boss or someone in upper management can have career benefits. However, it can be a problem when your boss becomes too friendly. Here are some tips for keeping your relationship professional.
It’s easy to think your boss should be smarter and better at most things than you are, but most of them are people just like you, writes Linda Coussement.
No one wants to be on the boss’ bad side. Here are some tips to mend an injured relationship with your manager.
Being a good manager of your boss is a skill that can propel you and your organization forward, but how and when do you take the lead with your supervisor?

How to speak ‘boss’

March 2, 2017 Categorized in: Managing the Boss

Chances are your boss has said something at some point that made you think, “What does that really mean?” Well, you shouldn’t have to think twice.
Remember that feedback should travel up the ladder as well as down.
When your relationship with your boss is bad, you do have some power to make the situation better.
Maria Scala is a legal assistant at Scarinci Hollenbeck, which has locations in New York, New Jersey and Washington, D.C. She started there a year and a half ago on the recommendation of a friend with whom she worked at another law firm.
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