7 Minute Skills

Strategies for Dealing With a Difficult Boss

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    7 minutes
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Lesson overview
A great boss can provide critical direction while also challenging you to grow your skills. A difficult boss can impede your success and become a daily source of frustration or contention at work. 

The challenges of working with a difficult boss are real. But that’s no excuse to surrender your professional ambitions or mirror your boss’s unprofessional behaviour. 

In this lesson, you’ll learn strategies for dealing with three types of challenging bosses as well as five steps for developing a stronger working relationship.