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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. You've likely walked away with lessons from a memorable boss that have stuck with you. Natalia Lusinski had bosses who taught her meaningful lessons and helped her get to where she is today in her career.
Figuring out how to become a star employee in your boss's eyes can be tricky.

The one proven thing you can do to get on your boss’s good side

It can be hard to wow you boss. But, showing initiative can take you from being a good employee to a great one in your boss's opinion. Here's how to do just that.
It can be hard to detect if someone is lying to you, especially because face-to-face meetings are increasingly rare.

How to tell a hiring manager you’re leaving your job because your boss is a nightmare

Having a terrible boss is a perfectly understandable reason to want to find a new job. However, at The Cut, workplace advice columnist Alison Green suggests being tactful when describing your old boss during a job interview.
This mistake can end up wasting employees' valuable time — but bosses don't even realize what they're doing.

The story of a CEO who liked blueberry muffins highlights a dangerous trap that catches too many bosses

An offhand remark by a leader could drive employees to go above and beyond to meet their request, but often the leader didn't mean anything by the comment in the first place. A Stanford professor said this mistake is more prevalent at top companies than we might think.
A CEO's effectiveness is strongly influenced by their direct reports.

Even one sub-par exec in a company can torpedo a successful CEO

A study about time allocation among corporate leadership published in the Harvard Business Review found that a CEO's direct reports affect their efficiency and effectiveness, and even one report lacking in performance can throw them off track.
Some bad habits don't just annoy managers. They could get you fired.

19 things managers most hate that employees do

Your bad workplace habits will undoubtedly annoy your managers. Worse yet, some could get you fired.
Strong leadership is harder than it sounds.

A former Google and Apple exec says there are 4 ways to lead a team — and 3 are ineffective

Kim Scott, author of "Radical Candor," explains that being a good boss is about caring personally and challenging directly.

5 career lessons I learned from 5 memorable bosses

Do you remember your firs...

21 unprofessional habits that make your employees hate you

Your behavior could be driving your team crazy.

6 sentences your employees don’t want to hear

If you want to be a good boss, you are better off avoiding these phrases around your staff.