Watch the You're Not The Bossa Me online guitar lesson by TrueFire from Play Acoustic Guitar 6: Lick Vocabulary
You're Not The Bossa Me - Lick 41 is a video guitar lesson presented by Pete Huttlinger and is sourced from 50 Fingerpicking Licks You MUST Know.
This is the right way to play a bossa nova. It is not the only way to play a bossa nova but you can't go wrong with this pattern. It is a two measure pattern and may take some time to really internalize but I think you'll be glad you did.