I learned this one from a wise boss. “When it rains on my boss,” he said, “everybody gets wet unless I become the umbrella.”
People above you on the org chart can do things that rain all over your team unless you become the umbrella. As much as you can, keep them safe and dry when it rains above you. It’s part of caring for your people.
This is only one of 347 tips in my ebook, Become a Better Boss One Tip at a Time.