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How do I get my boss to respect me?

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Mymothersdaughter Tue 22-Nov-16 12:34:31

I've tried being agreeable, being assertive, getting everything done to the best of my ability and on time, showing respect, being kind, being useful and on hand, not complaining, thinking before I speak, having new ideas...

What else can I do? My boss shows me so little respect- barely lets me talk to people outside of the organisation, keeps control over my work, ignores my ideas or says they're shit....

How do I get to the point where I'm just trusted to get on with my work? :-(

PhilODox Tue 22-Nov-16 12:37:05

1) be worthy of respect
It sounds like you are, though. Maybe time to look elsewhere?

Mymothersdaughter Tue 22-Nov-16 12:52:17

Thanks phil I've been thinking about it. Feel if I was given enough opportunity then I could prove myself but I'm never given the chance. It's a vicious cycle!

indigox Tue 22-Nov-16 12:57:09

How long have you worked there?

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