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Friday Feb 23, 2018

Nine tips for managing your boss

Most physicians are accountable to a medical director, another physician in their practice, or an administrator. Here’s how to work together to advance your goals, their goals, and your organization:

  • Make sure you and your boss understand each other’s objectives,
  • Keep your boss informed at the level that fits his or her work style,
  • Communicate about successes and setbacks,
  • Maintain honesty and dependability to build trust,
  • Respect one another’s time,
  • Learn how best to sell your ideas,
  • Give positive reinforcement,
  • When passing judgment, communicate with tact and good intentions,
  • Focus on what you can change, even if it’s only your attitude.

Adapted from “Managing Your Boss.” 

Posted at 09:00AM Feb 23, 2018 by FPM Editors

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