Do you have Boston's best boss?

Oct. 16 is National Boss Day. Does your boss deserve some love?

In honor of National Boss Day on Oct. 16, we're looking for some of the feel-good stories out there. Do you think you have the best boss in the Boston area, someone who makes coming in to work every day much easier than it should be? Would you like to give your boss the recognition he or she deserves?

Then send us an e-mail telling us why you think your boss is the best. We'll then choose the best stories and put the finalists up for a vote to readers. In the tradition of The Office's Michael Scott, the winning entry will receive a specially made coffee mug declaring them the best boss in Boston.

E-mail us a tribute to your boss to and include:

  1. Your name
  2. The name of your boss
  3. Your workplace name and location
  4. Day and evening phone numbers (for confirmation purposes only)
  5. Your e-mail address (for confirmation purposes only)
  6. The details: Why is your boss the best in the Boston area? Share any stories that illustrate your boss' awesomeness.

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No purchase necessary. Must be a Massachusetts resident and 18 years or older to enter. One entry per person. If winner is unable to use the prize, no alternative prize will be offered. Approximate total value of the prize is: $10. No substitution or transfer of prizes permitted. The Globe is not responsible for lost, delayed, stolen or illegible entries. Employees of the participating partners and the New York Times Company and their affiliates are not eligible to participate. Prizewinner may be required to execute an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release, granting permission to use winner's name, photograph or other likeness for the purposes of advertising, trade and promotion on behalf of The Boston Globe and without further compensation. Anyone using an automated method of submission will be disqualified. Void where prohibited by law. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.