September 19-22, 2021 I Hyatt Regency Chicago | Chicago, IL

Practical Strategies for Managing Up

September 20, 2021
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Regency B

Practical Strategies for Managing Up

Whether you realize it or not, leaders rely on their support staff to help manage them. You might not have a traditional managerial title, but every admin has influence. Learning to utilize that influence to help lead your superiors will make you an invaluable asset. While the term “managing up” is often thrown around in the workplace, many professionals are still unclear about what it really means and how to do it effectively. This session offers important perspectives and provides a down-to-earth methodology any admin can use to begin “leading from behind.” You will learn:

  • The true meaning of “managing up” and why it’s a critical part of the admin role
  • Subtle strategies to gently steer your leader(s) without coming across as a nag or insubordinate
  • Specific language to help you be assertive with your leader(s) while still being respectful of the person and the organizational structure
  • A clear formula for leveraging your administrative influence without falling victim to the common perils

Speaker: Chrissy Scivicque, Career Coach and Corporate Trainer, EatYourCareer.com

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