10 Common Types of Bosses

  1. The Visionary. Creates a reality-distortion field that makes people believe the improbable.
  2. The Climber. Desperately wants to get to the top.
  3. The Bureaucrat. Believes the world would fall apart without rules and regulations.
  4. The Propeller-head. Used to be a top performing engineer.
  5. The Fogey. Been around since the days

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Troubleshoot Bad Boss Behavior

BNET asked five seasoned executives how they’ve tamed bosses with behavior problems. Here’s what they had to say.

  • Chronic Micromanagement
    Your Solution: Build a detailed plan for your projects, with regular milestones where you will report back for feedback. Invite your boss to review the plan and adjust it as necessary.
  • Vague Priorities
    Your Solution: Based on your best understanding, write

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