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12 Personality Traits Of A Great Boss


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Did you know that 75% of people that quit jobs, quit because of their boss?

These 12 personality traits are what makes up a great boss. These are all things that good managers need to keep in mind if they want to have a good relationship with their employees.

All of these things are based on decades of research in employee motivation, and these are the things that employees look for in a boss.

12 Personality Traits Of A Great Boss

  2. 2. THINK POSITIVE Understand the power of positive psychology, look at every situation as a learning opportunity. 1.
  3. 3. 2. BE HONEST Be honest, and tell your employees the truth, even if it hurts.
  4. 4. 3. DELEGATE Know when to leave your employees alone, resist the temptation to micromanage.
  5. 5. 4. COMMUNICATE So many problems in an organization are the result of lack of communication.
  6. 6. 5. INSPIRE Inspire your employees to be as passionate about the company as you are.
  7. 7. 6. ALIGN THE TEAM Keep the entire team focused, and aligned towards one long term goal.
  8. 8. 7. BALANCED People perform better at tasks when they’re able to balance work and life.
  9. 9. 8. GIVE CREDIT Giving the credit to your employees will boost their confidence.
  10. 10. 9. ENCOURAGE GROWTH Encourage your employees to grow, they will become more productive.
  11. 11. 10. PRAISE Show your appreciation, even for the small things that your employees do.
  12. 12. 11. MENTOR Act more like a mentor than a boss. Instead of telling me what to do, show me.
  13. 13. 12. FAIR Playing favorites will only demoralize the rest of the team.
  14. 14. 13. ENCOURAGE GREAT HABITS Recognizing employees is easier with the right tools. Employee engagement platforms like Officevibe help create positive change in the workplace. READ THE FULL ARTICLE