Your ability to identify mitigate issues before they arise is key to becoming an irreplaceable employee." Focus on the needs and priorities of the office, and they won't have a choice but to respect you.I'll be honest, a lot of the times I got chewed out at that first job was because I wasn't prepared in full.During my first job out of college, I had a Devil Wears Prada boss who was crazy like Miranda Priestly, minus the glamour.
Levo offered, "Always straighten out every detail of a project before you present it to your boss in order to minimize any conflict and reduce your stress and nervousness going into the meeting." When you feel like you've prepared in full and did the best work you could, it will be easier to stand up for yourself if you're still picked on.Business writer Margie Warrell at Forbes recommended, "If you know you have a boss who’s disorganized, then help him to be on top of things rather than whining about his lack of organizational skills.If you know your boss is often late to meetings, offer to kick off the next meeting for him.More than anything, it’s important to realize that almost nothing in the workplace is truly personal." Whether they're over-stressed or the numbers aren't performing at work, chances are you're pushed hard for completely non-personal reasons.(As in, she or he doesn't actually hate you.)While them seething at meetings might make you want to drink a whole bottle of wine after work, see their standards as motivation.
Rather than doing your best to become teacher's pet, take the personal bit out of the equation and just become an ace employee.