Getting along with the boss should be one of a front-line manager's top priorities. When the boss has confidence in you, your job will be easier. She'll share information more readily and be supportive when you're having problems. She'll also be more likely to give you extra help and attention and to recommend you for advancement when the time is right.
Do you need to improve your relationship with your boss? Here are some ways to get started:
Make your boss look good
This may sound like sucking up, but it's not. You're part of theteam, and you need to work with, not against, your own manager. Speak up for management's point of view and be careful not to join in when employees complain about your enterprise's top managers.
Probably the best way to make your boss look good is to make sure that your team's work gets done as scheduled and that problems in your area are kept to a minimum. Of course, it's easier to s...(register to read more)