If you have had a helpful manager or an uncooperative manager at work, you know it better than anybody how easy is it to work with a supportive boss. An employee is expected to reach on a new level if the manager is encouraging. And it is said, an employees’ growth is a derivation of the company’s development in all the directions. But what happens when the person you are working for has been selfish and rude to you? To understand the importance of a cheering superior, here is the list of results one is expected to face if their manager is not cheerful or supportive:
If a person is constantly being mocked for not being able to deliver quality work then they are likely to fall into depression and go through a stressful living. Instead of mocking, the manager should try to converse with the person and listen to the problems he/she is having in regard to work.
Nobody likes to work for a person who does not appreciate their qualities and punctuality. After a certain period of time, the person becomes negative and often prefers to stay away from the office by opting for leaves even if they are paid. A positive environment is necessary for growth purposes. Here is another story, my partner was in a toxic relationship with his last position. When he made a major career shift this past October, he knew there were two main things he wanted to be different: the commute and the ability to have a voice. Now rather than spending at least 45 minutes in a car each way love you, DC traffic, he rides his bike four miles to and from work and, instead of dealing with management that has an “If it is not broken, do not fix it".
Had neither of us pinpointed what we wanted to change, we probably would have applied to positions very similar to what we were already doing. And that vicious cycle would’ve gone on. And on. And on.
To be honest, I don’t know if “the perfect job” is out there for anyone. That may just be an unreasonable expectation. But that doesn’t mean you need to settle for being unhappy, disgruntled, and downright miserable. Examining the causes for you to be so glum will help you figure out where to go next, whether that is adjusting something about your current situation or finding something completely different. Because you can not see the future, you can’t see precisely where your career path will take you. But you can help shape it.
Foster goes on to mention that not only do people respect his decision, but they're also more inclined to trust his character and judgment: “They know I’m always going to be sober and I’m always going to be clear—if something needs to happen they can trust my intellect to handle it.” The point? You’re probably putting more pressure on yourself to participate than others are putting on you. So stick to your guns and go in confident that in the end nobody really cares whether or not you drink.
Practice What You’ll Say
Of course, pressure still exists and being able to handle it is important—for your health and for your work relationships.