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Bosses should follow these steps to make their employees happy.

The top 5 things every boss must do to make their employees happy

According to a certified leadership coach, bosses and managers should understand the importance of a work-life balance.
Employees don't expect you to be perfect. Lexi Reese pictured.

A former Google exec has some counterintuitive advice for anyone who wants to be a good boss

A boss should warn employees that, at some point, they'll mess something up — and it's the employees' job to call them out on it.

An expert says there’s only one good time to give your employees feedback, and it’s not during a performance review

Feedback from a boss or a coworker isn't always effective, research suggests — especially if that feedback is negative.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has slept in multiple locations at the company's vehicle assembly plant this year.

Elon Musk’s reported ‘rage firings’ sound like something you’d see on TV, but experts say firing an employee on the spot is u...

In most workplaces in the US, a boss can technically fire an employee instantly. But experts say that's a perfect recipe for retaliation.

I completely rejected a piece of advice a former boss gave me, and it turned out to be one of the best career decisions I’ve made

One of the best career moves I ever made was to utterly reject a piece of career advice a former boss gave me.
Can you read your boss?

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.
Good bosses inspire you to achieve your goals.

7 lessons I never forgot from the best bosses I ever had

A good boss shows you the ropes of your industry and guides you to reach your goals while teaching you meaningful life lessons.
Being respected is different from being liked.

I’ve been a manager for 10 years — here are the 5 best ways to impress your boss

Nicole Rollender draws on her 10 years of experience as a manager for this list of the five best ways to impress your boss.
"If I don't ask for your help and you're not aware that I'm hitting this barrier, then I can't expect for you to help me," said Sarah Wagener, pictured.

A former Facebook HR exec says many bosses are too uncomfortable to ask people a hugely important question

A boss should ask her employees if they think they're crushing their current job — and if not, where they'd like to improve.

4 books business leaders love that will help you take your career to the next level

If you want to be a manager, start thinking like one. Read these books to take the next step into management and become a great boss.