Managing Up: Working Successfully With Any Type of Boss
Presenter: Mary Abbajay
Tuesday, January 22, 2–3:30 p.m. EST/1 p.m. CST/Noon MST/11 a.m. PST
Our bosses have enormous influence over our ability to succeed, thrive, and advance in our organizations, careers, and leadership journey. Establishing strong, productive working relationships with those above us is the single most effective way to accelerate success in any organization. Whether you’re reporting to a supervisor, VP, top executive, or a board of directors, managing up is a skill that we all need.
This interactive webinar provides proven strategies and techniques to increase cooperation and collaboration between those who have different power levels, perspectives, and personalities. Learning to effectively manage up is good for you, good for your boss, and good for your organization.
Session Learning Objectives:
This session will help attendees:
- Recognize different leadership styles and explore adaptive strategies for communicating and collaborating with each style
- Understand and manage personality differences that impact manager and staff relationships
- Understand their own and their supervisors hot buttons
- Increase organizational trust among their managers and peers
- Take ownership for one's own professional success
Mary Abbajay, author of the best-selling Managing Up: How to Move Up, Win at Work, and Succeed with Any Type of Boss is president of Careerstone Group, LLC, a full-service organizational and leadership development consultancy. As a sought-after author, speaker, consultant, and trainer, Mary helps 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, Money Magazine, and Southwest Airlines Magazine, and on the BBC.
SMPS webinars are approved for 1.5 continuing education units for the Certified Professional Services Marketer (CPSM) program and 1.5 learning units from the American Institute of Architects. Recordings of SMPS webinars are approved for 1.5 CPSM CEUs.
Per-Site Registration Fee*
SMPS Member Site Registration: $199
Nonmember Site Registration: $259
*Remember: webinars are open to your whole staff. Your team can participate from one location in your office for one fee. Register today and benefit from affordable, convenient, actionable learning and earn valuable CPSM CEUs and AIA LUs!
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- Non-member - $259
- Member - $199
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