Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.
Upcoming SlideShare
Habits bosses hate & love
Habits bosses hate & love
Loading in …3
×
1 of 24

10 Myths about Your Employee-Manager Relationship

134

Share

Download to read offline

People in the workplace often give the same answers when asked why they don't take a stronger hand when it comes to managing their bosses. Common workplace myths discourage employees at all levels from taking more responsibility for their relationship with their managers.
Learn more: http://bit.ly/TulganManageYourBoss

Related Books

Free with a 30 day trial from Scribd

See all

Related Audiobooks

Free with a 30 day trial from Scribd

See all

10 Myths about Your Employee-Manager Relationship

  1. MYTHSABOUT YOUR EMPLOYEE-MANAGER RELATIONSHIP 10
  2. If you are a high-performer, then your boss shouldn’t tell you how to do your job Myth #1
  3. Everyone needs guidance, direction, and support to succeed (& high performers probably know that)
  4. Myth #2 In order to be creative at work, you need to be left alone to do things your own way
  5. You need to know the requirements of every task, responsibility, or project before you can even think about being creative
  6. Myth #3 If someone else is getting special treatment, then you should too
  7. Treating everyone the same, regardless of performance, is totally unfair
  8. Figure out exactly what that person did to earn special treatment...
  9. ...and exactly what you need to do to earn it yourself 8 Things to Do BEFORE youmanage your boss
  10. Myth #4 The path to success is catering to your boss’s style and preferences
  11. Your path to success is making sure you get: • Clear and realistic expectations • Necessary resources • Fair, accurate, honest feedback • Appropriate recognition and rewards for your work
  12. Myth #5 “Making friends” with your boss is smart workplace politics
  13. Develop a genuine rapport, regardless of whether you are friends 8 Things to Do BEFORE youmanage your boss
  14. Myth #6 Hiding from mistakes and problems is a good way to avoid trouble
  15. Avoid trouble by immediately coming clean about the details of any mistakes or problems
  16. Myth #7 Being “coached” on your performance is bad news
  17. A great coach helps you remember to be purposeful about every detail to build your skills
  18. Myth #8 If your boss doesn’t like to read paperwork, you don’t need to keep track of your performance in writing
  19. You owe it to yourself ( the organization) to keep track of everything you do in writing
  20. Myth #9 If you are not a “people person,” then you’ll have a hard time getting ahead in the workplace
  21. Charm alone doesn’t cut it in a world that is FIERCELY COMPETITIVE RAPIDLY CHANGING KNOWLEDGE DRIVEN GLOBAL NONSTOP
  22. Myth #10 Some bosses are just too busy to meet with you
  23. No matter how busy, your boss does not have time to NOT meet with you 8 Things to Do BEFORE youmanage your boss
  24. Find more techniques for managing your boss: Rectangle hole in white paper © kyoshino Red paper © rakim/Getty Images http://bit.ly/TulganManageYourBoss

×