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My boss is intimidating

You can set limits on how long you’ll tolerate it, and use the time to make yourself more marketable.” Let’s say you decide you can take one more year of this (assuming your boss sticks around that long). Autocrats, even more than most people, “hate to be blindsided,” Dufour notes.

Instead, “wait until you’re convinced your manager is making a huge mistake” — one that will jeopardize his own stated goals — “or until you come up with a better idea that you truly believe in.” Then, make a concise, logical case for your approach: “Emphasize the positive outcome.

I’ve consistently kept my skills up to date through multiple technology evolutions, and my knowledge of my field is far superior to his.

Nevertheless, he limits my “bandwidth” to what he understands, which is nowhere near my potential.

As a team, we’ve paid the price for his ignoring my technical advice.

How can I get him to loosen up and treat me like a senior team member, if not an equal? It sounds like you have two separate problems here — your manager’s top-down, command-and-control management style, and the fact that he seems to know less than you do. Anybody reporting to a difficult person (which includes most of us, at one time or another), has three basic choices, says Gonzague Dufour: “Limit the pain, target the gain, or leave.” , he identifies six broad types of “bosses from hell” and offers practical strategies for minimizing the damage they can do to your career, not to mention your blood pressure.

Helping your boss compensate for his lack of soft skills “won’t earn you thanks.

In fact, he may resent your ability to do something he can’t,” notes Dufour.

Your beloved Captain has a problem and a problem that has been bothering him for quite some time.


 
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08-Nov-2019 17:41