Imagine for a moment that you are a boss who has an exceptional salesperson on his hands, who isn’t exactly the easiest person to manage. Now imagine this “spicy” salesperson orders you a copy of a book she is reading and suggests you begin with the chapter on Dealing With Difficult Employees, while she vows to read the chapter on Giving Your Boss a Chance.
This is actually a true story. Mindy Novick, sales extraordinaire, has taken managing up to a whole new level. She recognized that perhaps she wasn’t exactly the easiest person to manage and gave her boss a tool he could use to improve their relationship. They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Looks to me like he’s delighted! See for yourself: