You know how to do your job. But your boss can’t do hers. Here’s how to deal without resigning, being rude or running away.
Your alarm goes off and the dread hits you within 30 seconds. But it’s not your actual work causing this sense of doom – it’s your boss! Maybe she rules by fear. Perhaps she steals your ideas. Or she undermines you in front of others. Career coach Catherine Li-van Rooijen has seen a rise in employer-employee problems over the past two years.
“Clashes are a common issue for many of my clients,” she confirms. “It’s ingrained within our culture to strive for the top fast. This can lead to immense pressure when someone does reach her goal, and the stress on her can be huge.” While this doesn’t justify the poor behaviour of your boss, it could explain it. So, before your dislike for your supervisor reaches epic levels, here’s how to deal.
SO BAD! YOUR BOSS IS NEW AND HAVING A TOUGH TIME.
She’s struggling with her role to the point where you think you could do her job better. You and the other team members have offered assistance, which has only provoked her inner dragon, insecurities and irritation.
SO, BEAT IT!
“She was employed as your supervisor to do that role, not your role, so you have different KPIs to fulfil,” says Catherine. “The last thing you want to do is to make her feel insecure as the repercussions could come back to you.”
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