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S1 E09: How to Thrive When Your Boss Won’t Listen

Do you ever feel like your boss is the biggest obstacle to getting your work done effectively?

This week we hear from a listener whose boss insists on writing long academic text for her nonprofit’s newsletter, in spite of her efforts to show best practices and data that show that less is more in 21st century communications.

This is one of several situations where the boss won’t listen, and stands in the way of our listener doing the job she was hired to do. The fundamental disagreement has them constantly butting heads. But the writer isn’t ready to leave her job, because in all other ways it’s a perfect fit.

In this episode we talk about accepting — and working within — things that can’t be changed. Read more