My boss is losing it: How do I overcome this?

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Question: “My supervisor has memory lapses from time to time. He will give me only partial instructions and then get angry that I did not do things that he forgot to tell me. He really thinks that he didn’t forget. How do I handle this?” — Anonymous

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I have a pad and pen ready whenever by bosses come to me with a project. I list what they want me to do and when they are finished I read it back to them. Once in awhile they might say " oh yes, also......

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Ask him to put instructions in an email so that you can add to your calendar so that "you" won't forget. That way you have a written record.

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