Are you the new leader on the block? You probably know that you have to prove yourself before the other members of your team will accept you. The first few weeks and months in your new role is a good time to establish credibility and gain respect.
How effectively you communicate with your boss can impact your success at your organization. It can determine whether or not your ideas become realities. And it can play a huge role in the level of rapport you establish with your boss.
The art of managing up and down — simultaneously — is not easily mastered. It takes perseverance, communication, leadership, continuous learning and, most prominently, balance. If you’re a new training manager, it’s easy to become overwhelmed.
Today, Leadership Expert Dana Brownlee is out to change that archaic mindset for the modern workplace with the release of The Unwritten Rules of Managing Up: Project Management Techniques from the Trenches (published by Berrett-Koehler).