6. Don't bother with excuses.
Or questions, for that matter.

We're kidding, of course. You shouldn't be afraid to ask your boss questions –– although we'd probably beg to differ if your boss was Miranda Priestly.

That being said, there is such a thing as a stupid question, and any self-respecting Devil Wears Prada fan worth her weight in Chanel knows not to ever bore Miranda with it.