5 key considerations before you get chummy with your boss

An amicable relationship with your supervisor is essential to success in your professional life. Overdoing it can have damaging consequences, though.

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It’s a fabulous thing when the stars align and you gain a great boss in taking a new job.

What makes him or her “great?” Perhaps, it’s a terrific personality—this one isn’t the usual stuffy leader.

Maybe, it’s genuine concern about your well-being. Your manager frequently asks about your family and how things are going generally.

All in all, there are myriad reasons why your boss might be “great.”

It is human nature that we become comfortable with people who make us feel at ease. Just how comfortable we become is a matter of discernment and individual disposition.

Still, when it comes to the people you report to, how friendly is too friendly?

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