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Managing up - Archery Club


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For women in the workplace, managing up can be one of the most effective ways of advancing your career, staying satisfied in your job, and earning respect.

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Managing up - Archery Club

  1. 1. Managing Up The Archery Club
  2. 2. Agenda • What is Managing Up? • When To Do It • Types of Managers • Tips & Tricks • Questions you asked • Discussion
  3. 3. What is Managing- Up?
  4. 4. “Establishing a healthy, effective and proactive relationship with your supervisor.” LAUREN JENSEN
  5. 5. What it is NOT….What it is…. • Establishing and maintaining a healthy and open relationship with your boss • Anticipating your bosses reaction and needs • Expressing how you work best • Constructively giving feedback and criticism when needed • Strategic • Proactive • Healthy • Something to only be used when you want a raise/promotion • Sneaky • Being untrue to your own style • Flattering your boss • Dishonest • Argumentative • Reactive MANAGING UP Defined.
  6. 6. Myth: Managing up is only needed when your boss stinks
  7. 7. When to do it? • ALL THE TIME! • Why? • Promote yourself, your interests, and your work • More information allows your boss to effectively have your back when needed • Your needs and careers goals change • You want to do a good job • You can learn from it - it helps you get what you want faster and easier • Will help you become a better manger yourself MANAGING UP
  8. 8. Types Of Managers
  10. 10. Types of Challenging Managers • New Managers • Stupid Managers • Micro-Managers • Your Friend Managers • Insecure Managers • Too hands-off Managers MANAGING UP
  11. 11. Tips and How to Deal
  12. 12. Tips and How To Deal - (C&A Work!) • Observe and listen first • Find behavioral or work patterns • Find those blind spots! (yours and theirs) • Learn to say “I need” (productively) Know yourself first! • Help them - managers don’t know everything! • Be patient and learn to flex your style • Get comfortable with discomfort • Manage Up-Up MANAGING UP
  13. 13. Your own tips?
  14. 14. DiscussionHOMEWORK
  15. 15. Thank You.