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How to Treat Bad Boss


In your throughout working life, your relationship with your boss is the most important aspect.

In a superlative world, we all must have extraordinary managers, bosses always helping us to succeed, making us experience valued.

Unluckily, that’s not always the case. But, if the person you’re dealing with is a micromanager, with anger managing problems, or is not competent enough, you still must have to create the best of the condition and get your job done.

A bad boss is more than a trouble to complaint about to friends. They can harm your career, either by providing you with negative performance reviews or failing to give direction and feedback.

To be fairer, mostly bad bosses are not actually that terrible people; they are fine people in the wrong role. Typically this situation can be handled, manipulated, and pressed to your liking.

In spite of their methods, bad bosses create irreversible damage to their employees and companies by obstructing performance and making unnecessary stress. The stress your boss creates is bad for your health.

Whether you’re working with a meanie or a micromanager, here is how to stay sane and manage up.

  1. Micromanager Bosses
    This type of boss makes you suffer as if you are below constant surveillance. They think of your handwriting that needs improvement. Giving back lengthy page reports because instead of a staple you used a binder clip. The micromanager gives too much attention to minute details, and their steady hovering formulates employees feeling frustrated, discouraged, and yet uncomfortable.

How to deal with them?
Successful people prove themselves to be competent, flexible, and disciplined while keeping in constant communication. Such micromanagers naturally pinched to employee who creates work the way they visualizes.  Try to stare for trends in the micromanager’s comments.
Certainly, it’s not always going to work. Some micromanagers are never going to stop probing for something to micromanage and over-analyze. When it’s the case, you should find out to gain your sense of approval from within. Don’t get feelings of inadequacy as it’s only going to lead to additional underperformance and stress. Keep in mind; a fine report without a staple is still a fine report.

  1. Seagull Bosses
    A type of manager who flies in from nowhere, creating a lot of noises, saying all shitty stuff and flies off again. Seagulls cooperate with their employees only when there’s a fire to snuff out. Rather than getting time to acquire the facts straight and work beside the team to realize a practicable way out, the seagull puts steaming piles of formulaic suggestion and then unexpectedly takes off leaving everyone else to cleanup mess created by him.

How to deal with them?
 Best approach with seagulls is groups. Whole team should try to sit together with him and explain him that his sudden loom to solving problems creates it tremendously difficult for everyone to achieve at their best. It’s very easy to mark a seagull when you’re on the in receipt end of their airborne abandon, except the manager doing the shriek is often oblivious of the negative blow of his actions. Go in groups offer him a little jolt; things are going to change for better.

  1. Imaginative Bosses
    Their strength is their initiatives and improvements. This approach is hazardous when a plan or solution requires to be implementing, and they can’t convey themselves to focus on the mission at hand. When it’s time to implement their imagination, they turn off onto some new idea, leaving you to outline things out on your own.

How to deal with them?
One of the best solutions is to overturn their coach of thought. They will definitely shift to wide perspective. Ask wide range of particular questions that forces them to sensibly approach the subject and to judge potential barriers to implement their broad ideas. It doesn’t mean to challenge their ideas directly, they will feel criticized; try them to focus on things that how it’s going to implement their plan.

Almost every time, your questions will disseminate their plan, if not, it will help to get them understand, to make it happen, the amount of effort it’s going to get on their part.

  1. Ineffectual Bosses
    Most probably, they are not wholly unskilled, but there can be people who report to them directly and have skills and information they lacks.

How to deal with them?
If you find yourself irritated with this type of boss, it is expected that you have experiences they be deficient in. Try to share your knowledge and experience and it is essential to ingest your pride, without rasping it in their face.

  1. Dictator Boss
    Such boss frequently takes decisions that nourish their ego. Their main concern is to maintain their power, and they are going to daunt others to do so. They mainly classify people in mind and take care of them accordingly. High achievers challenging their thoughts treated as mutinous. People maintaining their accomplishments with shrugs of loyalty locate themselves in the place of first mate.

How to deal with them?
 A sore but effectual strategy with such dictators is to present ideas in a technique giving those partial credits. They can now keep up with their ego without shutting down your ideas. Be quick in giving them some credit, even if they are improbable to respond, as it’s predictably puts you on their good side


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