Issue # 41
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we visited Flying Pig Farm -- isn’t that a cute name? It’s
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horses (here’s a photo of me with “Pal”), and the old
maple trees, green lawns and rambling house. Idling under the grape arbor
in comfortable chairs, we marveled at the variety of birds that came to
rest on the bird feeders.
a time of renewed energy and focus on goals. If your goal is to improve
your relationship with your boss, this month’s feature — Managing
Your Boss, Part I — is apropos!
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Your Boss, Part I
How good is your
relationship with your boss? If you’re asking yourself “what relationship?”
then read on.
- What baggage
are you bringing into the relationship?
Do you see your boss as an authority figure (a k a your father or your mother)?
Ask a trusted colleague if you overreacted to the latest run-in with your
boss. Be open to hearing honest feedback.
and your needs are a fraction of your boss’s responsibility.
Stop taking your boss’s behavior personally. She/he probably spends
little time thinking about your problem or concern. If you can learn to become
immune to your boss’s minor slights, which are often a product of his/her
stress, you will be happier.
yourself in your boss’s shoes. Let that perspective guide
you. If you were the boss, you’d want your employees to come to you
with solutions, suggestions, ideas and ways of elevating your profile within
the organization. Are you doing this with your current boss?
many bosses have you had in the last 1-2 years? Do you resent having
to prove yourself yet again? Get over it. Rapid management changes are the
norm. The sooner your new boss knows you’re on his/her side, the better.
Do you understand your boss's communication style?
Does your boss want just the facts? Or does he/she enjoy a more collaborative
style and like brainstorming and discussion? When is the best time to speak
with your boss; is he/she a morning person or is after 5 PM better? You need
to know how to read your boss or all your good work will fall upon deaf ears.
More tips on how
to manage your boss will continue in the next edition!
Kurow, M.S. is an author and a career and executive coach in NYC. She works
with clients across the U.S. and internationally, helping them to become better
managers, figure out their next career moves and thrive despite office politics.
Click here for more information
about her services.
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