What your boss really wants from you : 15 insights to improve your relationship / Steve Arneson.
- First edition.
- San Francisco, California : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2014.
1 online resource (121 p.)
- Managing your boss.
- Electronic books.
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- Take Charge of the Relationship That Matters Most to Your CareerYour most important work relationship is with your boss. You need it to go well. But even the best bosses can be hard to read, and some seem downright inscrutable. Your boss isn't going to change for you-don't waste your time trying. The solution lies in figuring out what makes your boss tick and adapting your own work style to make the relationship better. But how do you do that?In this pragmatic and accessible guide, top executive coach Steve Arneson shows how to find the answers to fifteen essential questions that will help you
- Cover; Contents; Introduction; STEP 1 Study Your Boss; 1 When and how is he most approachable?; 2 What is his preferred management style?; 3 What behaviors does he reward?; 4 What is he trying to accomplish in this role?; 5 What is he worried about?; 6 What is his reputation in the company?; 7 Whom does he respect?; 8 Where does he have influence?; 9 What is his relationship like with his boss?; 10 What is his primary motivation?; STEP 2 Consider How Your Boss Sees You; 11 What does she value about you?; 12 How vital are you to her mission?; 13 What does she think you need to improve?
14 How does she represent you to others?15 What is her history with you?; STEP 3 Take Responsibility for the Relationship; It Starts with Attitude; Modify Your Story; Communicate Your New Story; Change Your Behaviors; Write a Development Plan; Common Boss/Motive Scenarios; Afterword; Resources; The 15 Insight Questions; The Reflective Exercises; Acknowledgments; Index; A; B; C; D; E; G; H; I; J; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; About the Author
- Includes index.
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