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The conversation about Imperfect Bosses continues. Today, I’m exited to bring you several additional resources, including a free knowledge assessment. I hope you will share this with anyone having a challenging relationship with their boss.

Overcoming An Imperfect Boss Credspark Challenge:

How well do you manage up? How are you handling a difficult boss? Why does it all matter? Take this challenge to find out. The most useful part is clicking on the learn more links at the end to take you to additional free resources. Let me know what you think and please pass along. I want to help as many people as possible. Click here to take the challenge.

Overcoming An Imperfect Boss podcast on Work That Matters:

In this live interview we delve deeper into some of the concepts and stories discussed in the book. Click here to hear the podcast.

How to deal with an accidental diminisher boss:

And for those who just like to read, check out my 4 Needed Shifts in the Traditional Boss Subordinate Relationship:

From Mystery To Transparency: Your team will follow your lead. If you won’t share what’s on your heart and mind neither will they. You’re wasting valuable time with all that guessing. Take some risks and let your team in. Share more of the bigger picture than feels “safe.” There’s no better way to get people to trust you, than to trust them. Click here to read more.

And Wally Bock – learning about writing a book from Overcoming An Imperfect Boss:

Karin Hurt is a newly minted entrepreneur. She wrote Overcoming an Imperfect Boss because “I wanted to be able to have something tangible to weave into the PR of the launch of my new company.” If you’re thinking about writing a book, you can learn a lot from what Karin did right. You may read more here.

Happy Memorial Day. That should give you enough to keep you busy. Still got time? Download a free sample chapter or just order a copy from Amazon.


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Karin Hurt
Karin Hurt
Karin Hurt, is CEO of Let’s Grow Leaders and a former Verizon Wireless executive. Karin was named on Inc.’s list of 100 Great Leadership Speakers for Your Next Conference, the American Management Association List of 50 Leaders to Watch, and as a Trust Across America Top Thought Leader in Trust. She’s the award-winning author of two books, Winning Well: A Manager’s Guide to Getting Results— Without Losing Your Soul, and Overcoming an Imperfect Boss. She’s regularly featured in business publications including Fast Company, Entrepreneur, and Inc.

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Alex Sandro Alves Miranda   |   26 May 2014   |   Reply


Excellent interview. I am learned so much with yours articles. Congralations and have you very success yet.

Alex Sandro Alves Miranda

Karin Hurt   |   28 May 2014   |   Reply

Alex, thanks so very much. I appreciate your suppor and your comments.

LaRae Quy   |   26 May 2014   |   Reply

Love the interview, Karin!

I’m really impressed by the way you’re handing the PR of your company…excellent all way around!

Karin Hurt   |   28 May 2014   |   Reply

Thanks, LaRae.

It has been so much fun!

Alli Polin   |   27 May 2014   |   Reply

I’m learning a lot from you, Karin and love the value that you’re adding along the way!

Karin Hurt   |   28 May 2014   |   Reply

Thanks, Alli. I’m really excited about the launch of our ebook on “How Parents Can Inspire Leadership in Young Children.”

Terri Klass   |   27 May 2014   |   Reply

Proud of you, Karin and you are doing an outstanding job with all of your interviews!

Karin Hurt   |   28 May 2014   |   Reply

Thanks, Terri. It’s been so much fun!

Chery Gegelman   |   28 May 2014   |   Reply

Love the video Karin! And your point that we can learn from watching others, but we must be authentically ourselves at the same time.