Personality Test
George Washington - Guardian Supervisor (ESTJ) Mother Teresa - Guardian Protector (ISFJ) Albert Einstein - Rational Architect (INTP) Margaret Thatcher - Rational Fieldmarshal (ENTJ) Mikhail Gorbachev - Idealist Teacher (ENFJ) Eleanor Roosevelt - Idealist Counselor (INFJ) Elvis Presley - Artisan Performer (ESFP) Jacqueline Onasis - Artisan Composer (ISFP) Dolley Madison - Guardian Provider (ESFJ) Queen Victoria - Guardian Inspector (ISTJ) Walt Disney - Rational Inventor (ENTP) Dwight David Eisenhower - Rational Mastermind (INTJ) Thomas Paine - Idealist Champion (ENFP) Princess Diana - Idealist Healer (INFP) Charles Lindberg - Artisan Crafter (ISTP) George S. Patton - Artisan Promoter (ESTP)

Getting Along With Your Boss


Getting along with your boss often is the difference between enjoying and hating your job. Studies show that the number one reason people cite (ahead of wanting more pay) when leaving their job is a negative relationship with their boss. The good news is that, if you are not happy with your relationship with your boss, there are things you can do to improve it. Often, employee-boss disconnects are caused by fairly simple mismatches of personality types. This set of 4 articles will look at each of the 4 personality types of bosses, and give you specific insights and suggestions for how to take proactive steps in improving your relationship.

Who knows, beneath that frustrating surface, your boss may actually have a heart (or a brain, or a sense of adventure, or a sense of responsibility).

 

Temperament and Careers

Planning Process
Finding Your Passion
Your Current Situation
Who Am I?
What Are My Options?
Evaluating Options
Creating an Action Plan

Selection Process
Informational Interviewing
The Toughest Question
Evaluating an Offer
Salary Negotiations

Succeeding On The Job
Your Boss
Guardian Bosses *
Artisan Bosses *
Idealist Bosses *
Rational Bosses *
Dress For Success
Successful Presentations
Working From Home
Dealing With Stress
In a Shrinking Job Market

Making Changes
When to Take Risks?
Taking a Job in a New City
Who Will Get Laid Off?
Is Your Job a Poor Fit?
Networking is Key

Where the Jobs Are
Healthcare: Many Opportunities


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