5 Things You Didn't Know About Your Boss

bad boss

Photo: The Internet Movie Database

1. Yes, your boss is probably a narcissist. Some bosses are jerks because being abusive reduces stress.2. The most common reason bosses give pay raises is to retain good employees who are likely to leave. What’s better than a big raise? Having a boss you trust.

3. Your boss doesn’t pay attention to what you say because people who feel powerful don’t listen to anyone. There are ways to make a boss more attentive to feedback.

4. There are tricks for detecting when the boss is lying.

5. There are many tricks for increasing productivity and moving your career forward.

Join 25K+ subscribers. Get a free daily update via email here.

Read more posts on Barking Up The Wrong Tree »

Business Insider Emails & Alerts

Site highlights each day to your inbox.

Follow Business Insider Australia on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram.