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- Be prepared to give solid advice on the spot. "I'll get back to you" is the kiss of death.
- Give the boss options, not just your preferred idea. Bosses like to have options and make decisions. They don't like being told what to do.
- Tell the boss things they don't already know. Duh!
- Be prepared to outline next steps.