This article in Inc gives some tips on being a great boss. Read teh article for the full details, but in summary, here are the points:
- Develop every employee.
- Deal with problems immediately.
- Rescue your worst employee.
- Serve others, not yourself.
- Always remember where you came from.
“Don’t worry about reaching performance goals. Spend the bulk of your time developing the skills of your employees and achieving goals will be a natural outcome.”