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Boss Smart
November/December 2009 (vol. 11 no. 6)
pp. 60-62
Wushow "Bill" Chou, IT Professional's Advisory Board
This article addresses the soft skills specifically required to build good rapport with and to gain trust from our bosses. The mantras imparted include the following: our bosses expect our loyalty to them; we should share credit with our bosses for accomplishments and shoulder the blame for failures, even if our bosses contributed to the failure; we should be able to read nuances from our bosses; and we should be proactive and possess farsighted vision.
Index Terms:
Soft skills, boss-smart, loyalty, sharing credit, taking blame, nuances, proactive, farsighted
Citation:
Wushow "Bill" Chou, "Boss Smart," IT Professional, vol. 11, no. 6, pp. 60-62, Nov.-Dec. 2009, doi:10.1109/MITP.2009.116
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