How Leaders Manage

Respect

If you’ve ever worked anywhere, for any amount of time you’ve had a bad boss. If I’m guessing right, that boss treated you unfairly, asked you to do things that you didn’t agree with, took credit for your work, and stifled your creativity. The bottom line is, your boss didn’t have good leadership skills. You were actually a better leader, but the Law of the Lid (see the 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership) wouldn’t allow the organization to go to a higher level than the boss.

As a leader you may have tried to take over the leadership role to take the team to the next level, only to find yourself butting heads with your boss. So what do you when you find yourself working for a bad boss?

The first thing you need to do is stop thinking you work for a bad boss. Like with anyone you…

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