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12 Ways To Build The Best Relationship With Your Boss

If you ever think there may come a time when you’ll need your boss to write you a letter of recommendation or make a call on your behalf–and there probably will–then follow these tips for building a better relationship with your superior. She’ll likely be happy to help you out!…

THEY CHANGE OVER TIME.

Your relationship with your boss today isn’t necessarily going to be the relationship you have with your boss a few years from now. Don’t get too hung up on the current relationship. When you work for someone the relationship is always going to be intensified. Eventually, you will both move…

RECOGNIZE THAT YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH EVERY BOSS WILL BE DIFFERENT.

Some will be great and others not-so-great–it’s typically a personality thing. Some bosses are going to notice some things about you and others will notice other things. Your personality might rub one boss the right way but another boss another way. Such is work life.

DON’T LET YOUR BOSS’S MOOD BUG YOU.

The best thing you can do is be consistent–personality wise and work wise. Some people are moody. You can’t change who someone is. Be aware of your boss’s mood and then go on with your day like normal. The best thing you can do for your boss’s mood is act…

DON’T WAIT FOR PRAISE.

Whenever people tell me they are waiting for praise, it feels immature to me. Why does someone need to tell you that you are doing a good job? Why can’t you be confident in the work you are putting out into the world? Some people get so caught up in…

IF YOU’RE GOING TO TAKE OFF WORK …

Try to provide as much advance notice as possible when going out of town or taking days off. Let your boss plan for this as much as possible and of course, only take sick days when really needed. Successful executives need reliable consistent people who aren’t going to take advantage…