How can you lead when your boss
Question # 1
How can you find out what your boss needs?
You need to know how to anticipate needs you boss has. That is a lesson we can all learn from the best executive assistants.
You may be surprised at what you
learn when you listen.
Question # 2
How can you help your boss?
If you boss is underinvesting in his / her work, unwilling or unable to focus, or in over his / her head,
You might want to be compassionate and accept that he / she may be doing his / her best, ask yourself How can I help him or her more?, and/or ask yourself How can I get the help I need?
Question # 3
When is the right timeto communicate your ideas
to your boss?
A right time to communicate your ideas
could be when things are changing.
Question # 4
When you get a no,how can you do it anyway?
Build a prototype in your own time.Then try it out.
When Gary Starkweather, the inventor of the Xerox 9700 high-speed laser printer that revolutionized
the printing industry, demonstrated his prototype in a competition, he began to break through resistance to change.
Question # 5
How can you receive feedback from your boss?
What can I do better?
Example of question you can ask
Question # 6
How do you manage your emotions when you speak
to your boss?
Strong emotions can be channelled into an appeal for action.
However, when emotions are unregulated, theyre more likely to diminish the sellers influence.
Question # 7
Are you being whoyou really want to be?