If we could have it all out own way, then we’d work in a job with love, with colleagues who are our friends, and for a boss that couldn’t get any better. Alas, this is the real world, and in today’s day and age, we’re lucky if we’re able to have even one of those criteria in our professional life. Of those three, it’s the boss that can cause the most trouble, since they have the most power of the tone of the office and is a person we have to report to directly. But you don’t just to accept your professional fate; there are things you can do, as we’ll see below.
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