Building a Win-win Relationship with Your Manager

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  • 7 videos | 29m 42s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
  • Certification CPE
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Your relationship with your manager has a huge impact on both of your careers. Frankly, you depend upon each other for success. Your manager's support, guidance, and direction help you do your job better. And your good work makes your manager look good. Effectively managing this relationship can increase your productivity, help you meet your personal career goals, and last but not least, make your time at work more enjoyable and rewarding. In this course, you will learn the importance of managing relationships, and ways to build great manager relationships by recognizing their agenda and management style. You will also learn strategies for building a strong professional relationship with your manager, and various ways you can become aligned with your manager. You will find that to work more effectively with your manager, you need to develop a rapport and make workplace interactions mutually beneficial (win-win).

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Discover the key concepts covered in this course
    Recognize the key benefits of building a healthy relationship with your manager
    Identify strategies to better interact with your manager based on their work style
    Recognize questions you can ask to help you align your communication style with your manager’s
  • Identify methods to overcome relationship challenges with your manager
    Identify best practices for optimizing your collaboration with your manager
    Reflect on what you've learned

IN THIS COURSE

  • 1m 2s
    Your relationship with your manager has a huge impact on both of your careers. You depend upon each other for success. In this video, you will learn about the key concepts covered in this course. FREE ACCESS
  • 5m 6s
    You and your manager were both hired to do a job. While you sit at different levels of your company’s organization chart, in fact, your jobs are entwined. Success or failure for one means the same for the other. In this video, you'll explore the key benefits of building a healthy relationship with your manager. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Getting to Know Your Manager's Work Style
    6m 53s
    Building a good working relationship with your manager starts with getting to know their work style. You need to know how they work so that you can comfortably align your own working style. In this video, you'll learn about strategies for better interacting with your manager based on their work style. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Communicating Effectively with Your Manager
    4m 16s
    Communication doesn't always flow smoothly. It’s easy for managers and their team members to talk over, under, and past each other. Everyone thinks they understand, but really, no one does. Miscommunication is perhaps the most common cause of failure in building productive employee-manager relationships. In this video, you will learn about the types of questions you can ask to help you align your communication style with your manager’s. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Dealing with Conflict and Micromanagement
    6m 7s
    Relationships are tricky things to navigate. They constantly evolve and change, requiring attention, adjustment, and compromise. You can expect that even the most solid and mutually beneficial manager-employee relationships will experience conflicts and challenges from time to time. In this video, you'll learn methods to help overcome relationship challenges with your manager. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Optimizing the Collaboration with Your Manager
    5m 2s
    You and your manager are involved in a collaborative partnership. It may be an unequal partnership, but a partnership nonetheless. For this collaboration to be successful long-term, it needs to be tended. In this video, you will learn best practices for optimizing your collaboration with your manager. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Let's Review
    1m 16s
    In this video, you'll review the key concepts and learning points covered in the course Building a Win-win Relationship with Your Manager. FREE ACCESS

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