Many of you are responsible for others in the workplace (I guess that makes you a boss). And while we all have bosses, how does the boss feel about the job that he or her is doing?

According to Jeff Haden in, as reported by Netscape, there are five things that a boss should do to have successful employees and a thriving business:

1. Develop every employee. - Help your employees achieve their goals.

2. Take care of problems immediately. - Don't let problems linger.

3. Rescue your worst employee. - Find ways to make him or her successful.

4. Serve others, not yourself. - Don't ask others to do something you wouldn't do yourself.

5. Always remember where you came from. - Remember, you didn't start out at the top.

And, here's an occasional pat on the back goes a long way.