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16 Smart Ways You Can Get Your Boss to Trust You

Developing trust between you and your boss will make you a better worker, and you’ll likely end up with the freedom to take on bigger assignments. Don’t repeat errors You’re bound to slip up at some point—you are human, after all—which is why no boss will expect you to be perfect. The key is to make different mistakes rather than repeating the same ones over and over, says Hayes Drumwright, CEO of POPin and author of Management vs. Employees: How Leaders Can Bridge the Power Gaps That Hurt Corporate Performance. “My goal would be to want people to know where I messed up and failed,” he says. “That turns a negative into a positive in a big way.”