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How to say ‘no’ to your boss without looking lazy or incompetent

If you must tell your boss "no" when she assigns you a new project, find ways to work with her to complete the task without getting overwhelmed.

36 things you should never say to your boss

We talked to several workplace experts to see what they consider problematic phrases.

36 things you should never say to your boss, even if you’re friends

We talked to several workplace experts to see what they consider problematic phrases.
There isn't one quick and easy way to have a great working relationship with your boss.

How to make your boss happy, in 60 seconds or less

It's important to have a good relationship with your boss, but there's no single way to keep your boss happy — you have to constantly work at it.

14 signs you’re secretly the boss’ favorite

Let's be real: Your boss probably has a favorite employee. And it could be you, if they constantly ask for your input and allow you to take risks.
Head for the hills if you recognize any of these signs.

24 signs you have a terrible boss

Know the signs of a terrible boss — from gossiping to throwing tantrums — so you can get out before it's too late.
See if any of these signs sound familiar.

26 signs you’re a great boss — even if it doesn’t feel like it

Worried that you might be a subpar boss? Check out these signs that you're in fact doing a terrific job managing your team.
Feedback doesn't always work.

Companies like Netflix say harsh feedback improves their employees’ work, but experts suggest bosses aren’t always the best judge of perfo...

Leadership experts say the feedback process at most workplaces is highly flawed. Many bosses are realizing this, and relying more on objective data.
It takes work to recover from a bad first impression.

Making a bad first impression on your boss can doom your career — here’s how to know if your gaffe is an ‘unforgivable sin’

It can be hard to restore your boss' faith in you after a bad first impression. That's why it's important to accumulate good will from the outset.

12 signs your boss is impressed with you, even if it doesn’t seem like it

Signs your boss likes you aren't always super obvious. If you're worried about whether or not your manager supports you, consider these more subtle signs.