Symbol of male authority, as in Father. You are really your own boss. Or the “chief” is a symbol of your own, higher authority.
The ability to self-govern. Positive interpretation: positive masculinity, “ruler” over your own affairs. Seeing yourself as a chief is usually a wish-dream or a compensatory dream: you feel inferior and inadequate, or you are not making good use of your powers. According to Jung, it is usually the voice of the domineering, masculine side of us.
Folklore: Dreaming about your chief / boss is a sign of advancement and thereby prosperity.