CHAPTER EIGHT

TEACH THEM HOW TO BE MANAGED BY YOU

When I start working with a new boss, it's like taking a new class. You know, the first day of class they say, “Here's what this class is about. Here are my rules: You can miss three classes before it affects your grade, there will be three quizzes, a term paper, and an exam.” I've had bosses who do that and I think it really helps a lot.

Gen Yer

Some people know how to be managed and others just don't,” said a senior partner at a major American law firm whom I'll call Mr. Rust. “I can tell almost immediately with a new associate if I'm going to be able to work with that person and if that person is going to be able to work with me. Some of the young associates today still come in with a good ...

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