How to Succeed When You’re Not the Boss’s Favorite | Harvard Business Review

May 28, 2024

worker looking up at potentially unhappy boss

Staying positive and motivated is tough when your boss has a clear favorite. When you feel like you’re not favored, you may hesitate to proactively communicate with your boss, worrying that you might be a bother and worsen your relationship or that your attempts will be futile. However, a passive approach will result in missed opportunities for growth, clarification, and relationship-building. In this article, the author outlines strategies to try to improve your relationship.

Source: How to Succeed When You’re Not the Boss’s Favorite | Harvard Business Review

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