So, you and your boss are never on the same page — join the club. Nearly half of all employees think that their supervisor is awful, and according to the same article, “on average, employees spend about 19.2 hours a week worrying about ‘what a boss says or does.’” This stress can turn into a loss of productivity and even serious health problems.
OK, now that you’re sufficiently worried about how you interact with your manager, here’s the good news. He or she isn’t the only one empowered to deal with your relationship. It takes two people to miscommunicate, and accordingly, you can take steps to improve your interactions with your supervisor. Here are some things to keep in mind: