How to Be a Great Boss

People either love or hate their bosses. Learn how to be the best boss you can be.

You will need

  • Leadership skills
  • Listening skills
  • Communication skills
  • Clear expectations
  • Weekly meetings
  • Humility
  • Management classes (optional)
  • `A party (optional)

Step 1 Lead by example Lead the team by example. Exhibit a positive and encouraging attitude.

Step 2 Teach employees Teach employees the importance of the customer. The customer funds the paychecks, so train employees to get and keep the customer.

Step 3 Communicate Communicate with your employees and ask for their opinions and suggestions. Give them updates about the company’s plans, purposes, and goals.

Step 4 Give clear details Give the employees your clear, detailed expectations. Let them know exactly what their job entails along with specific timelines.

Step 5 Schedule meeting Regularly schedule meetings to discuss goals and ambitions. If there is a problem with an employee, handle it as soon as it happens.

Step 6 Encourage performance Encourage performance by letting them know they are appreciated. Praise them in front of their peers.

Step 7 Admit when wrong Apologize and admit when you are wrong. Be fair and honest when they make a mistake.

Step 8 Interact Interact with your employees on a regular basis, give guidance and direction, and take a personal interest in every person.