Managing Up: How To Succeed With Any Type Of Boss
Mary Abbajay, author of the best-selling, award-winning Managing Up: How to Move Up, Win at Work, and Succeed with Any Type of Boss is the president of Careerstone Group, LLC, a full service organizational and leadership development consultancy that delivers leading-edge talent and organizational development solutions to business and government. As a sought-after author, speaker, consultant, and trainer, Mary help clients develop the strategies, skills, and sensibilities needed for success in the 21st century. Mary is a frequent expert contributor for television, radio, and print publications where she provides practical leadership and career guidance. Her work and advice have appeared in the New York Times, Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, Forbes, The Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, Money Magazine, Southwest Airlines Magazine, CNN.com, Monster, CNBC, and the BBC.
Managing Up is all about building productive and positive relationships with bosses and leaders. In this webinar, participants will learn the “what, why, and how” of managing up. This lively and interactive virtual presentation provides proven strategies and techniques to increase cooperation and collaboration between those who have different power levels, perspectives, and personalities. Whether you are reporting to a supervisor, middle manager, VP, top executive, or a board of directors, managing up is a skill that we all need. Learning to effectively manage up is good for you, good for your boss, and good for your organization.
- Raise awareness around preferred work style and behaviors—of self and others
- Recognize different leadership styles and explore adaptive strategies for communicating and collaborating with each style
- Understand and manage personality differences that impact manager/staff relationships
- Understand their own and their supervisors “hot buttons”
- Navigate “difficult” boss types
- Manage virtual relationships with managers and colleagues
- Take ownership of one's own professional success
Course Level - All Levels
Who Should Attend
Anyone who has a boss.
Why Should You Attend
Whether we like it or not, our bosses have enormous influence over our ability to succeed, thrive, and advance in our organizations, in our careers, and in our own leadership journey. Establishing strong, productive working relationships with those above us is the single most effective way to accelerate success in any organization.