Ok, you may not like your boss. You may think if you had their job you would do it differently. If you were the boss you would do...
So, there's a lot you may do differently but that doesn't solve the immediate problem: how are you going to manage your manager so that you have a productive relationship that you (and they) benefit from?
If we start looking at our relationship with our managers as one that seeks to benefit both sides, we may think about how we work with our manager differently so that we can get the oft spoken about "win/win".
If you are struggling with the relationship with your manager, here are some columns that could help you re-set and turn it into a mutually productive relationship:
Mastering Our Manager
One-to-Ones With Your Manager. A Guide
Partner With Your Manager
Questions For Your New Manager
Secret Skills Of Managing Up
To Move Up, Manage Up
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