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Managing Multiple    Bosses
Managing Multiple BossesIntroduction More and more people have been  reporting of having more than one  boss in their com...
Managing Multiple Bosses Main Reasons As companies continue to flatten,  organize work around specific projects,  and use...
Managing Multiple BossesImportant If you are not careful,  when dealing with  multiple bosses, you can  end up letting al...
Managing Multiple BossesMain Problems When Dealing with Many Bosses Overload:    Working for many bosses mean having    ...
Managing Multiple BossesWays to Deal with Multiple Bosses The first step is to know what  you are up against. Then you c...
Managing Multiple BossesStep 01 – Ask Questions Be sure to ask a lot of questions about  the company structure. Finding ...
Managing Multiple BossesStep 02 – Inform your Activities Be sure your bosses know what  you have been doing. You can cre...
Managing Multiple BossesStep 03 - Get your Bosses to Communicate When working for many  bosses, it is wise to let them  s...
Managing Multiple BossesStep 04 - Set up Boundaries If your multiple bosses  frequently come to you with  questions or to...
Managing Multiple BossesStep 05 - Get Sneaky if you have to If you are in a fear-based  environment, you have to figure o...
Managing Multiple BossesStep 06 - Don´t take it personally It can be easy to develop paranoid  fantasies about how your b...
Managing Multiple BossesPrinciples to Remember - Do Be on the lookout for the most common  challenges of having multiple ...
Managing Multiple BossesPrinciples to Remember – Don´t Don´t try to speak on behalf of one  boss to the other, try to get...
Lico Reis Consultoria      & Línguas    Prof. Roberto Lico  Our Website: www.licoreis.com         licoreis@licoreis.com   ...
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    1. 1. Managing Multiple Bosses
    2. 2. Managing Multiple BossesIntroduction More and more people have been reporting of having more than one boss in their companies. Then it is important to learn how to handle multiple bosses to succeed in your professional career and to face complex organizations.
    3. 3. Managing Multiple Bosses Main Reasons As companies continue to flatten, organize work around specific projects, and use temporary teams to complete projects, many employees find themselves reporting to multiple bosses. It can happen in bigger and more complex organizations, and family- owned businesses.
    4. 4. Managing Multiple BossesImportant If you are not careful, when dealing with multiple bosses, you can end up letting all of them down and consequently jeopardize your career.
    5. 5. Managing Multiple BossesMain Problems When Dealing with Many Bosses Overload:  Working for many bosses mean having too much to do. Conflicting messages:  The more bosses you have the more conflicting messages you get. Loyalty:  Some bosses want to know that they are your first priority.
    6. 6. Managing Multiple BossesWays to Deal with Multiple Bosses The first step is to know what you are up against. Then you can take several steps to mitigate the risks and make your job, and theirs, easier.
    7. 7. Managing Multiple BossesStep 01 – Ask Questions Be sure to ask a lot of questions about the company structure. Finding out who holds the most powerful position will help you in making decisions about how to act and behave. While this may seem mercenary, its important to know who can help and hurt your career.
    8. 8. Managing Multiple BossesStep 02 – Inform your Activities Be sure your bosses know what you have been doing. You can create a shared document that lists all of your ongoing activities, or you can communicate these items in a weekly check-in meeting to your superiors.
    9. 9. Managing Multiple BossesStep 03 - Get your Bosses to Communicate When working for many bosses, it is wise to let them sort out their own contradictory situations. The best approach is to get your bosses to talk with each other, rather than trying to represent them.
    10. 10. Managing Multiple BossesStep 04 - Set up Boundaries If your multiple bosses frequently come to you with questions or to check in about their projects, establish protected times where you can work without disruptions.
    11. 11. Managing Multiple BossesStep 05 - Get Sneaky if you have to If you are in a fear-based environment, you have to figure out how to protect yourself. The worse the environment the more sneaky you have to get. You need to figure out which of the bosses you work with has the most power and priorize his assignments.
    12. 12. Managing Multiple BossesStep 06 - Don´t take it personally It can be easy to develop paranoid fantasies about how your bosses are out to get you. Chances are they are simply pushing their own agendas and you are getting caught in the middle. Try not to feel persecuted, and identify the conflicts to resolve them.
    13. 13. Managing Multiple BossesPrinciples to Remember - Do Be on the lookout for the most common challenges of having multiple bosses so you can proactively handle them Keep a positive attitude and remember that the conflicts are most likely because of the situation, not because of you Find out which of your bosses is responsible for making the decisions that affect your career.
    14. 14. Managing Multiple BossesPrinciples to Remember – Don´t Don´t try to speak on behalf of one boss to the other, try to get them to talk with each other if possible Don´t keep your workload and task list a secret from any of your bosses. Don´t push for transparency if your organization doesnt reward it.
    15. 15. Lico Reis Consultoria & Línguas Prof. Roberto Lico Our Website: www.licoreis.com licoreis@licoreis.com licoreis@licoreis.com.br robertolico@hotmail.com Linkedin: ww.migre.me/1d9r Twitter: @licoreis
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