Bosses are frustrating creatures.
They want you to take the lead… But when you do, they micromanage.
They say, “Ask me questions any time!” But they also say, “Can you try to figure it out on your own?”
They say they don’t want status updates. Then they come by your desk frantic asking what you’ve been doing for the past two weeks.
Basically, they want you to read their mind. Which isn’t great for you, because mind-reading is hard.
Luckily, there’s a workaround which is pretty darn close. And that is the skill of managing up.Read More