Hey Pandas, What Is One thing Good Your Boss Has Accomplished For You?


Inform us one thing good your boss has performed.

After beeing employed on the similar firm for over 10 years, climbing up the ladder to the purpose the place I lead 2 entire departments and beeing liable for a bunch of necessary and significant tasks together with strategic selections affecting the entire firm, budgets, HR, processes and so forth, my stress degree peaked so onerous, that after some further enormous setbacks in my personal life, I grew to become a complete wreck. Could not sleep, abdomen points, hypertension, melancholy and isolation, psychological points to call a number of results.

I used to be so filled with worry, that I might lose my job as a result of the weeks of staying at dwelling to get well, during which I wasn’t in a position to work and above all that my efficiency inside the final 6 months was soooo unhealthy due to my situation (firm misplaced numerous cash due to unhealthy selections I made, folks have been quitting as a result of have not took care of them, deadlines exceeding, indignant clients… I mainly f****d up every part and there have been issues, that in different corporations would have beneath garantee result in fast dismissal)

My boss (at that time my direct superior was the CEO) reached out to me and gave me an opportunity to clarify what has gone incorrect. His response was the alternative of what I had thought:

Take your time, I’l discover a strategy to hold your departments operating and supplied me, and that’s the reply to your query, the likelihood to step again from all of the crew lead stuff and work as a easy technician (9to5, no large obligations, no heavy selections and so forth) in my very own division so long as I have to get my reside again on observe WITHOUT decreasing my cash or every other advantages or placing stress in one thing.

Proper now I’m nonetheless recovering, my sleep cycle returns and every part will get higher from everyday. And shall I let you know one thing: I do not see this as a step down in my profession. For me it is sort of a new begin: I’m motivated to place the chief profession apart and totally consider turning into a technical specialist. So perhaps in one other ten years, I can put 2 issues collectively, that are basically not really easy to unite: lengthy lasting expertise in leadship and specialised understand how in no matter technical discipline I will selected 🙂


I’m a trainer. At some point I had a scholar vomit on the rug. The custodian got here in and put the sawdust stuff on it and wiped it as a lot as attainable. Big stain on the rug. The custodian mentioned they’d shampoo the rug. I got here within the subsequent day and nonetheless had an enormous vomit stain on the rug. We went the entire day and no cleansing occurred. I complained to my principal about it and requested if it might be performed that night. Subsequent morning the stain was gone. Seems my principal shampooed my entire rug that night time on his personal. He didn’t have to do this, however I used to be very grateful he did.


Right now, my boss overheard me on the cellphone with my prescription drug insurance coverage and my physician’s workplace. The insurance coverage is now requiring a previous authorization for one among my very costly medicines. For these of you not within the pharmacy discipline, which means the physician’s workplace has to justify to the insurance coverage why I would like this remedy. I used to be out as of Friday. My boss requested me what med it was, and advised me to take what I wanted for the weekend. Unbelievable! In fact, I’ll pay it again when the authorization goes by, however nonetheless……


I have been working in the identical facility since I used to be 8. And my boss could be very strict about time and is not very versatile round schedules. However fortunately he allowed me to schedule the occasions I’m going in round my cheer schedule. Which was stunning do to the truth that earlier than after I had requested to schedule it round my volleyball schedule, he denied my request.


Give me further psychological well being breaks .. I received drained quick due to anorexia


My first job out of uni I used to be in plans to purchase my first automotive (used) and I used to be having some hassle transferring the automobile (one thing was incorrect on the vendor’s finish) and so they saved harassing me after I mentioned I did not wish to purchase it anymore. They even confirmed up at my office someday after I might already left. The CEO, my boss on the time, invited them in and listened and defined to them that I do not owe them something as a result of one thing was clearly incorrect and so they have been attempting to cowl it up. He advised them that in the event that they hold harassing me he would take name the cops.

The subsequent day after I started working he known as me in his workplace and defined what occurred and what he advised them. He additionally advised me he is aware of I am younger and I wasn’t 100% what I used to be doing so he gave me some recommendation. The vendor’s by no means contacted me after that day.

I’ve heard many conflicting tales about folks’s destructive experiences with him over time however He helped me after I was not sure, younger and naive and I’ll all the time be grateful. (He handed away a number of years in the past, RIP Dr.)


Twice my boss gave us cash out of his personal pocket for lunch, and I do know he did not look to be reimbursed by the corporate, nor would he be even when he requested it. The primary time was when a popular worker was leaving the corporate and we have been organizing a farewell lunch. The second time was after I and some different guys needed to drive to a special location and do some heavy lifting. We completed a bit earlier than lunch and our boss (similar man) gave us some cash for lunch. Each occasions he gave us greater than we wanted and by no means requested for change or introduced it up once more.


As soon as our Firm participated at a charity run and I accidently fell and sprained my toes. Ambulance mentioned, it isn’t damaged, so it might take care and time, however no hsopital. Since I might barely stroll however not drive on that very night, my boss drove me dwelling herself and made shure, I used to be effective till every part was healed.



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