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What kind of boss do you have?

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It’s easy to juggle many things simultaneously but never really have deep work.

And how your boss perceives work also affects how you do work.

From Great at Work: How Top Performers Do Less, Work Better, and Achieve More, here’s a matrix on how to identify what kind of boss you have.

Do-More BossDo-Less Boss
Goal and StrategySets many goals, or goals are vague.Sets a clear goal and states what not to do.
Priority ListKeeps a long list of priorities, and piles more on.Keeps a short priority list; doesn’t add to unless absolutely necessary.
CommunicationSpeaks and writes in long-winded, unclear, and muddles sentences.Speaks and writes in a simple, concrete, and clear way.