I don't get along with my boss: what can I do?

Laura Mariani

ThePeopleAlchemist Edit: HR, business, employee relations

I don't get along with my boss: what can I do?

To start with, don't let your job and your boss define who you are: it is a job, not your life. Develop tactics that work for yourself and your present circumstances and keep up your mood (remember Harvard Business Review research). In practice you could:
  • Manage upwards - try to understand what is important to your boss and why, what makes him/her tick, make yourself valuable and develop a positive working relationship.
  • Manage yourself - focus on what you can control and do it well.
  • Leave - if neither option one or two work, then change your job.
Remember the 3 questions:
  1. Do you like yourself?
  2. Do you like what you do every day?
  3. Do you like how you do what you do?
So, what are you going to do?
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