This is how your boss got to be a leader. And it sucks. Do better.
This sounds crazy, but we aren’t born knowing anything about leadership. Go ahead and argue with me about nature vs. nurture and all of that, but I’ll argue that no human being is born with a set of specific behaviors about how to relate to others to turn a vision into reality. It just isn’t so. So here’s what happens. As we grow up, we watch and model (we’ll come back to that word) and do a bit of trial and error, and end up with some things that seem to help us get other pe