Enjoying the work you do is rewarding but having a great manager can help catapult your career to the next level. Even more important, if you are the boss, how effectively you manage the people that report in to you is essential to their success and the success of the team.
The Boston Globe wrote an interesting article on how millennials can seek out a “super boss” to help them excel in their field. The article shared some traits on what makes a great boss. Even if you have been managing people for 10 years, this article is a great reminder of how important it is to continuing improving your craft as a manager to help yourself and others.
Below are a few key points to take away from this article:
- A great boss is a mastermind at helping the people they manage excel to levels higher than they ever thought imaginable.
- Great managers want to see the people they manage leave and go on to shine and surpass other’s expectations.
- A “super boss” seeks out unlikely winners to bring on their team and don’t care about the traditional resume.
If you think you need to brush up on your managerial skills to become the next “super boss,” UMassOnline offers various management courses to choose from.