Research shows that 65 percent of managers are "checked-out" at work, which means that there's a 65 percent chance that your boss is not so great. If you're unsure as to whether your direct manager is part of the misery-inducing majority, then here are a few surefire ways to tell. You're welcome and good luck.
Managing a team is not easy and it takes a certain set of characteristics and qualities to be a successful manager. These are usually adapted over time, after a few blunders and perhaps a complaint or two. Julie Zhuo, the product design director for Facebook, put together a Manager's Manifesto to give herself a set of ideals to strive toward every day.