How Can You Become theBoss People Want to Work For?The women of Connect: Professional Women’s Network offer tips on thekey...
I say, listen, listen and listen. In listening, we both learn and model.                                  When we listen, ...
Allow me to do my job, but be available to me when I have                                  questions. I will be respectful...
My favorite working relationships have not always been with people                                  just like me. A good b...
Be fair to everyone; make exceptions to rules when necessary                                  (e.g, personal issues). Be h...
Be direct, keep communication open, and be humble. In my                                  experience, these items produce ...
Communication is key - ask questions and listen to the response.                                  Also, be flexible - lead...
Share with me the vision and how my work contributes to the vision                                  Provide feedback early...
Join the conversation!Connect: Professional Women’s Network, Powered by Citi, is anonline community on LinkedIn that helps...
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  1. How Can You Become theBoss People Want to Work For?The women of Connect: Professional Women’s Network offer tips on thekey traits you need to become an effective and respected leader.
  2. I say, listen, listen and listen. In listening, we both learn and model. When we listen, it helps to develop creative solutions by encouraging others to share ideas and thoughts.Cathryn Clerc, M.A. Owner, The Art of Listening Within©2013 LinkedIn Corporation. All Rights Reserved. CONNECT: PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S NETWORK 2
  3. Allow me to do my job, but be available to me when I have questions. I will be respectful of your time. If you give me responsibility, give me authority as well. Give me feedback, Beth Pernerewski good and bad, in real time. Event Planner©2013 LinkedIn Corporation. All Rights Reserved. CONNECT: PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S NETWORK 3
  4. My favorite working relationships have not always been with people just like me. A good boss can recognize and help you with your strengths, weaknesses, goals and desires without forcing you to be Darcey Regan just like him or her. Principal, Talent, and HR Consulting©2013 LinkedIn Corporation. All Rights Reserved. CONNECT: PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S NETWORK 4
  5. Be fair to everyone; make exceptions to rules when necessary (e.g, personal issues). Be honest; let people know exactly where they stand with you at any given time. Praise in public and criticize Alycia V. in private. Director, Strategic IT Programs©2013 LinkedIn Corporation. All Rights Reserved. CONNECT: PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S NETWORK 5
  6. Be direct, keep communication open, and be humble. In my experience, these items produce fantastic working relationships. Carina Reed Master of Multitasking©2013 LinkedIn Corporation. All Rights Reserved. CONNECT: PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S NETWORK 6
  7. Communication is key - ask questions and listen to the response. Also, be flexible - lead based on the current situation. And bring value to every conversation.Rachel Hutchinson Global Project and Development Manager©2013 LinkedIn Corporation. All Rights Reserved. CONNECT: PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S NETWORK 7
  8. Share with me the vision and how my work contributes to the vision Provide feedback early and often. Help me help you succeed. Mahala Johnson- Gutierrez Director, Project Management©2013 LinkedIn Corporation. All Rights Reserved. CONNECT: PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S NETWORK 8
  9. Join the conversation!Connect: Professional Women’s Network, Powered by Citi, is anonline community on LinkedIn that helps women achieve thecareers they want and discuss the issues relevant to their success.For more great insights from Connect members, check out thediscussion: How can someone be the best boss to you?Visit linkedin.com/womenconnect formore information and to join the group!FLICKR PHOTO CREDITS:Slide 1: Fortune Live MediaSlide 2: United States Government WorkSlide 3: Office of Governor PatrickSlide 4: Edna SperberSlide 5: United States Government WorkSlide 6: Fortune Live MediaSlide 7: US Mission GenevaSlide 8: International Monetary Fund©2013 LinkedIn Corporation. All Rights Reserved. CONNECT: PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S NETWORK 9
  10. ©2012 LinkedIn Corporation. All Rights Reserved. CONNECT: PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S NETWORK 10

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