What Makes an Ideal Boss?

January 30, 2024

What Makes an Ideal Boss?

How much of your job satisfaction and engagement depends on your boss?

According to Gallup, it’s a lot–up to 70%, in fact!

In this episode of the Leadership Growth Podcast, Daniel and Peter take a deep dive into what makes a great boss, including:

  • The one question that can change your employee/manager relationships forever
  • Nine characteristics of an ideal boss
  • The most important thing a new manager can do to start out on the right foot

Download and listen for more great tips, along with some new insights and a trip down memory lane.

In This Episode:

0:00 – Intro

1:08 – Insight of the Week

7:15 – Memory Lane: The Ideal Boss

16:20 – The Top Characteristics of the Ideal Boss

33:28 – Lightning Round


Stewart Leadership Insights:

It’s the Manager: Moving From Boss to Coach, by Jim Clifton and Jim Harter

What is Employee Engagement and How Do You Improve It?” Gallup

The Storied History of Reader’s Digest, Book Riot

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