Chapter 11. Risky Business: Taming the Boss You Work for or with

This chapter is written for those who work for or with an abrasive boss—you who work on the same rung as the boss or labor lower on the corporate ladder. I've grouped you together because, even though you may be at different levels, you share one thing in common—neither of you has any authority over the abrasive boss who is making your life a misery. Like the abrasive boss's superiors, if you want to see any hope of change, you're going to have to do some boss taming—you're going to have to do your best to make your abrasive boss see and care about the suffering you've experienced from his or her harsh words and actions. You're going to have to take the blinders off and put the limits ...

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