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Category Archives: Managing Up

Managing Up for Success

I had a conversation yesterday with the director of programming for a major association and she shared the following with me. She recently interviewed a female CEO who works in an industry known for having only a handful of women at the top. When asked what she attributed to her success she replied, “I do […]


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Is Your Boss Driving You Psycho? Horrible Bosses

Oh this is going to be good. Warner Bros./New Line Cinema is releasing a new movie on July 8th called Horrible Bosses. I’m betting people will be trampling over one another to secure a ticket to this movie. We’ve all had them and some of us still are experiencing the horrible boss. But what’s an […]

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Help! My Boss is a MicroManager. What Do I Do?

I received an e-mail this morning asking me for help in dealing with a micromanager. To make matters worse, this person turns ten minute meetings into two hour sessions. I thought I would share my reply since this seems to be a problem that is common throughout organizations. While doing research for my book, Suddenly […]

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Managing Up-The Key to Employee Productivity

If I had an orange for every moment I wasted trying to get the attention of my manager, I would be able to open up my own juice company. It wasn't until graduate school that I learned it was my responsibility to manage that relationship. But hey, at least I learned this. There are many […]


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