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How to Be a Good Boss [infographic]

Are you a good boss? Most will probably say that they are, but a good way of finding out the kind of boss you are is by checking out the infographic below from Work Simple, which outlines the many characteristics of a good boss. Learn to be a good boss and you'll find work life a bit less stressful and a lot more productive.

According to the infographic, a good boss is a good coach that empowers his or her team, shows an interest in both the professional and personal success of employees, and is productive by being results-oriented. This person is also a good listener and communicator, has a clear vision and strategy for the team, and uses his or her skills to advise their team.

If you find your employee turnover is a bit high, try a few new techniques. Provide feedback for their work but also show recognition when they've produced good work. Take giving recognition one step further by promoting employees' good reputations with the higher-ups.

Turn yourself into a good boss and you'll find a decrease in employee turnover, an increase in productivity, and an overall happier work life.

Learn more about how to be a good boss in the infographic below.

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