Don’t be just an alright boss, be an extraordinary one! Good bosses have strong organizational skills, solid decision-making skills, and get things done. However, extraordinary bosses care about the people who work for them to an exceptional degree.

Be a Better Boss wrote a great article, but here’s the highlights:

  1. Autonomy and Independence
  2. Clear Expectations
  3. Meaningful Objectives
  4. A True Sense of Purpose
  5. Opportunities to Provide Significant Input
  6. A Real Sense of Connection
  7. Reliable Consistency
  8. Private Criticism
  9. Public Praise
  10. A Chance for a Meaningful Future
Employees will only care about your business after you first show you care about them. One of the best ways is to show that while you certainly have hopes for your company’s future, you also have hopes for your employees’ futures.
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Kathleen Kempf is the Marketing Manager at IDN-H. Hoffman.