We all know that being the boss isn't an easy job. A good boss needs to be able to wear all sorts of different hats. Among other things, he or she needs to be good at motivating, listening, giving feedback, delegating, and sometimes resolving conflict.
Not all of those are easy things to do. You probably have an idea of where your leadership skills excel and where there is room for improvement, but let me ask you a question.
Overall, do you think you're a good boss?
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It can be really hard to tell. You might feel like you're good at managing people and being the boss, but have you ever actually taken the time to reflect on your skills as a leader? Or, have you asked for feedback from your employees? Many bosses have not.
Maybe it's time to do that.
This flowchart from Headway Capital will help you determine if you're a good boss, or if there is room for improvement and development.