Working with difficult Executives

Working with difficult executives

When we talk to candidates about why they are looking to leave their current role, we often hear it’s because they have a “difficult boss”. They don’t really want to leave the organisation or their role, but they feel unsure about how they can better manage the relationship.

Here are some tips:

Often a challenging or ‘difficult to please’ Manager with really specific expectations will end up being the one that enhances your career and develops your capabilities. If you persist, learn how to approach them at the right time and provide them with the right forum to give you constructive criticism and advice on your performance, you can learn a lot from the challenge of supporting them.

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