What Your Boss Really Wants From You

15 Insights to Improve Your Most Important Relationship

Your most important work relationship is the one you have with your boss. But sometimes, your boss can be hard to read, or has hidden motives that guide his or her behavior. Your boss isn’t going to change for you – don’t waste your time trying. The solution lies in figuring out what makes your boss tick and adapting your own work style to make the relationship better. But how do you do that?

What Your Boss Really Wants From YouOverview

In this practical and accessible guide, top executive coach Steve Arneson shows how to find the answers to 15 essential questions that will help you understand your boss’ leadership style, goals, and motives. Vivid real-world examples demonstrate Arneson’s advice in action and show clearly how this process can be used to gain the insights needed to produce a more meaningful and productive work life.

Once you’ve studied your boss and the roots of the relationship, you’re ready to make changes in your own attitude and behavior. By changing your boss story, and adapting new approaches, you can improve and get more out of the relationship.

“Steve Arneson offers practical advice for understanding the motives behind your boss’s actions and shows you how to take responsibility for the relationship”

-Marshall Goldsmith
Author of What Got You Here Won’t Get You There – from his endorsement of the book

Living with a bad boss relationship isn’t healthy. Sometimes, the boss has an agenda that can make your work life miserable. If you don’t understand what your boss wants from you, you’ll likely be worried, frustrated and disengaged; you certainly won’t be doing your best work.

You can change the dynamics of the relationship, but you have to be willing to put in the work. By following the process outlined in the book, you can create a better work life for yourself. Pick up a copy and start building a better boss relationship today!

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