Here's a short LinkedIn article with a good tip for influencing your boss (and there's a wider application): https://goo.gl/2ttbi7
Everyone has different motivations/behavioural preferences. If we learn what they are, we can work more effectively with our bosses, peers and teams. Aspire MCL uses TSDI and Everything DiSC to facilitate this. they are simple (hence easy to remember) and practical. They can be learnt in a day's workshop and instantly brought to bear on live business issues and opportunities. See the 'Tools' part of our website for more info, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for a free, no obligation consultation.