Management skills come naturally to some people, but for others a promotion sometimes means a whole new set of worries when it comes to being someone else’s boss. If you’re one of those people who has no idea how to be in charge of other people, this infographic on how to be a good boss can help you take control without being a controlling monster.
A few things to avoid if you want to be a good boss include:
- Publicly belittling employees
- Lying to your workers
- Condescending others
- Humilating those who work for you
- Micromanaging or nitpicking everyone’s work
As for what you should do as a boss, try to make your employees feel appreciated, provide them with useful feedback and help them to promote their professional reputations. Most importantly: treat others as you’d like to be treated.
Who do you want to be, and how will you become that person?: Be the Best Boss