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Know what key numbers your boss checks to track your unit’s performance. Examples might include sales per employee, administrative expenses or payroll. Then make sure you receive the latest numbers at the same time your boss gets them, if not earlier. This helps you spot red flags and take steps to address them—before the boss grows antsy.