"He’s just an imperfect human being doing the best he can. Just like you."

Karin Hurt, Author of Overcoming An Imperfect Boss
 

About The Book

Want a better relationship with your boss, but don't know where to start? Are you working to be the best "boss" possible, but having trouble making deeper connection? Do you feel stuck in the middle trying to please a boss while being a good leader for your team?

Most people leave the magic of what could be a career-changing relationship with their boss untapped. This outstanding guide provides a practical step-by-step approach to the most challenging bosses and scenarios.

The assessment tools and exercises help leaders on both sides of the relationship to communicate their opportunities and goals, and to develop specific strategies for improving their relationship.

The practical advice experienced executive, Karin Hurt shares in Overcoming an Imperfect Boss is a must read for leaders yearning to make a bigger impact in their career. This book will help you become the boss you wish you had.

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Karin Hurt – Lets Grow Leaders
 

Praise

  • "An outstanding guidebook to tackle the most difficult situations that occur on a regular basis. Karin Hurt hits the real challenges head on, with straight talk and practical advice. You will feel like you're having a conversation with a trusted, wise friend. Companies should give this brilliant book to every new employee."
    ~ Jesse Lyn Stoner - Co-Author of Full Steam Ahead!
  • "Karin Hurt has written an eminently practical book. Instead of the cotton-candy platitudes that fill most leadership books, Hurt's book is chock full of specific and useful tips, that could only have come from someone deeply versed in the fickle realities of leadership. To be perfectly clear, you should share Overcoming An Imperfect Boss with anyone you know who has an imperfect boss. In other words…everyone. "
    ~ Bill Treasurer - Imperfect Founder of Giant Leap Consulting
  • "Listen to Karin Hurt. She developed her own career - and the careers of others - by practicing the principles in this gem of a book. Must reading for every front-line supervisor and mid-level manager, who wants to move up the ladder. A quick read that lasts a lifetime."
    ~ Dan Rockwell - Author of Leadership Freak
  • "Karin Hurt has written a great book, for both the new and seasoned manager on the unique and complex challenges of leadership. This book should be part of every training program for developing the perfect boss in today’s dynamic a global business environment."
    ~ Lolly Daskal - Founder & President of Lead From Within
  • "Practical and pragmatic with an emphasis on taking action. In this outstanding book, Karin has provided a road map to improving and maximizing your relationship with your boss, even if he/she is a jerk."
    ~ Bill Gessert - Chief Experience Officer at the Professional Association For Customer Engagement

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Overcoming An Imperfect Boss

About The Author

Karin has a diverse background of executive leadership experience in sales, customer service, call centers, human resources, merger integration, training and leadership development - the last 20 years of which have been with Verizon.

Her award winning blog, Let’s Grow Leaders, has grown into a highly-interactive, International community. She was recently recognized as one of the top 100 thought leaders in Trusted Business Behavior by Trust Across America and as Multiplier of the Year by the Wiseman Group.

Karin has an BA in Communication from Wake Forest University, an MA from Towson University in Organizational Communication, and additional graduate work at the University of Maryland, where she taught communications. She lives in Baltimore with her husband and two sons.
 

Recent Press

  • How To Manage An Imperfect Boss
    There are no perfect bosses, says Hurt. Just because they have climbed the ladder above you, it doesn’t mean they are...
  • 6 Proven Ways To Work With A Bad Boss
    No one likes a jerk, and when the jerk is your boss it can be terrifying. But you have more control than you think...
  • Podcast: With JJ Jarell
    An exciting new podcast / interview from Karin Hurt, with JJ Jarell

Press Inquiries

To request an interview with Karin Hurt regarding her most recent offerings including her new book, Overcoming An Imperfect Boss, please contact:

Megan Constantino

Karin Hurt – Lets Grow Leaders
+1 (304) 222-0222
 
Overcoming An Imperfect Boss

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The practical advice experienced executive, Karin Hurt shares in Overcoming An Imperfect Boss is a must read for leaders yearning to make a bigger impact in their career. This book will help you become the boss you wish you had.

Bulk Order Savings & Offers

Interested in purchasing a larger quantity of books at once? Karin is pleased to offer the following value added offers when you purchase 5 or more copies of Overcoming An Imperfect Boss. To find out more see below or contact her directly to get your order started...
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  • You will also receive a complimentary, 1-hour keynote address for your organization. (Karin's travel expenses additional)
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