My presence is intimidating
Stahl explained, "In order to come up with projects that truly make his or her heart sing, you must anticipate circumstances or projects that may present challenges in the near future.
What are your boss’ goals, priorities, and — most importantly — problems?
Rather ask questions, seek to understand, and work to defuse a difficult situation instead of cowering or responding in anger." Either your boss has a valid point and their answers will help clarify that, or they might see the error in their harshness with your well pointed questions.Rather than doing your best to become teacher's pet, take the personal bit out of the equation and just become an ace employee.