Bosses are all around; even at home! Very often, one may tend to think why I should care or what I can do about the boss. Especially, in so called modern societies or cultures or generation, it is common to think why I shall bother, it is his/her (boss’) job to be nice and treat me properly. I should mind my own business. Firstly, you are in same business, your boss is. Secondly, it is nothing but your over or under confidence speaking. When it starts to hurt you, you would blame everyone else except self. It may not then even occur to you that rather than boss’ behavior impacting you, you could have influenced his/her behavior!
So, it is not a bad idea, to find a good way to click with your boss. How? You might have received or read several advices how to do this. Let me share with you some straight forward steps to click.
Lot of published material talks to 3 to 13 types of bosses! Let me classify them as:
In real life, I do not think that a given boss would exactly fit in one category. He or she would always show one dominant trait out of 7 above and rest of his or her characteristics would overlap with one or more of other traits.
Before we proceed further, let me share my general counsel:
Universal Formula for all kinds of Bosses
There are certain things that you should do; as these would work with all bosses or rather all kinds of people, regardless which category or class they come from:
If you can imbibe these 7 habits in your character, 90% of your job is done!
Now, you can proceed to research, which category your boss belongs to and what simple things that you can do to deal with him.