What Not to Say to Your Manager


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Which of the following is something your boss never wants to hear?

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1. Why is what you say important?

2. What phrase do managers hate to hear because they don't like a know-it-all?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Determine your understanding of what not to say to your manager with the worksheet and interactive quiz. Answer questions on areas such as something your boss will not want to hear and why your words to your boss are important to consider.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These areas will be covered on the quiz:

  • Something that might make you sound like a know-it-all
  • Why 'no problem' is something managers like to hear
  • Why you shouldn't ask your boss whether you did a good job or not

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on what not to say to your manager
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding what is or isn't appropriate to say to your boss and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the importance of the words you use with your boss

Additional Learning

Become more adept at communicating with your boss with the lesson called What Not to Say to Your Manager, which will cover the following study objectives:

  • Understand why you should avoid certain phrases when talking with your boss
  • Recognize how you could change what you say to your boss to make it more positive
  • Identify the reasons for making sure you have a good verbal relationship with your boss
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