Ways and Means for Managing Up: 50 Strategies for Helping You and Your Boss Succeed

  • 6h 11m 40s
  • F. William Smullen
  • Recorded Books, Inc.
  • 2014

You serve yourself well when you serve your boss well. Take your career to new heights by learning and applying the Ways and Means for Managing Up. It can serve as a survival guide, a road map, or a blueprint for people at every level in an organization.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1: Believe in Your Boss or Find Another
  • Chapter 2: Be Forever Loyal and Faithful to the Boss
  • Chapter 3: Think of Your Boss as a Brand
  • Chapter 4: Know More Than Is Expected
  • Chapter 5: Anticipate What the Boss Wants or Needs
  • Chapter 6: It's About the Boss; It's Not About You
  • Chapter 7: Treat Every Day as Game Day
  • Chapter 8: Manage the Calendar and the Clock
  • Chapter 9: Never Wear Your Boss's Rank or Position
  • Chapter 10: Never Allow Your Boss to Be Surprised
  • Chapter 11: Never Sign the Boss's Signature
  • Chapter 12: Get a Seat at the Table
  • Chapter 13: Pace Yourself and Your Boss
  • Chapter 14: Provide the Boss Some Quiet Time Each Workday
  • Chapter 15: Send the Boss on That Needed Vacation
  • Chapter 16: Keep the Boss's Better Half Informed and Involved
  • Chapter 17: Accompany the Boss on Business Travel
  • Chapter 18: Protect the Boss from the Adoring
  • Chapter 19: Anticipate the Boss's Thinking and Decisions
  • Chapter 20: Think Beyond the Horizon
  • Chapter 21: Build and Maintain the Boss's Credibility
  • Chapter 22: Be a Gatekeeper, Not a Gate Blocker
  • Chapter 23: Don't Speak for the Boss Unless He Asks or Knows
  • Chapter 24: Push the Boss out in Public When There Is a Purpose
  • Chapter 25: Prepare the Boss for Each Event or Activity
  • Chapter 26: Resolve Conflict for the Boss
  • Chapter 27: Help Manage Risk
  • Chapter 28: Prepare Now for Crisis
  • Chapter 29: Be a Strategic Asset
  • Chapter 30: Don't Hesitate to Tell the Boss He or She Is Wrong
  • Chapter 31: If at First Your Opinion Doesn't Succeed, Try, Try Again
  • Chapter 32: Expect the Unexpected
  • Chapter 33: Inspire the Right Work Ethic
  • Chapter 34: Reflect a Front Office That Is Cheerful
  • Chapter 35: Impress Early and Often
  • Chapter 36: Keep Meetings to 30 Minutes or Less
  • Chapter 37: Provide the Boss Some Cover
  • Chapter 38: Assume Someone's Always Watching
  • Chapter 39: Life Is Not a Spectator Sport
  • Chapter 40: Keep the Staff Informed About Requirements and Decisions
  • Chapter 41: Help Disallow Threatening Behavior
  • Chapter 42: Don't Be Afraid to Take a Risk
  • Chapter 43: Build and Maintain Relationships
  • Chapter 44: Every Problem Needs a Solution
  • Chapter 45: Build a Comfort Zone for the Boss
  • Chapter 46: It's the Deed, Not the Credit
  • Chapter 47: Be a Conscience for Your Boss
  • Chapter 48: Bullying Is Bad for Business
  • Chapter 49: Have Fun Along the Way
  • Chapter 50: Evaluate Everything You Do
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