4 Smart Habits of Your Boss You Should Mimic
Black Enterprise Magazine September/October 2018 Issue

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Oftentimes, great leaders come in the form of a boss or supervisor. They often exemplify what it takes to get ahead and will model, whether directly or via mentorship, how you can do the same.

When you really pay attention, watch and learn, you’ll find that it’s not always what your boss does that’s telling, but what they don’t do. Brazen Careerist offers 4 smart habits you should mimic that aren’t about action, but the avoidance of it:

1. Don’t drag out emails.
2. Don’t be afraid to push back.
3. Don’t take “no” as “never.”
4. Don’t forget about the competition.

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Janell Hazelwood

Janell Hazelwood is associate managing editor at Black Enterprise, managing content across core areas of Money, Career, Small Business and Technology. She is also a featured blogger with My Two Cents, providing insights on branding, millennial career development, employment trends and leadership. She was previously a content producer and copy editor for Black Enterprise magazine, working across several editorial sections. The Hampton University graduate got her start in the newspaper industry, having worked for companies including The New York Times and Scripps Howard News Service. Her works and insights have appeared on The Huffington Post, MadameNoire, E!Online, Brazen Careerist, CBS News, and Arise TV.


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