5 things you need to know about managing up
It’s one thing to acquire the skills to manage the people working under you, but if you really want to reach the thin air at the top of the corporate ladder, it’s important to learn how to manage up.
“It also involves enhancing your communication with your managers in order to help influence the decision-making process for the greater good of the organization.”
Despite what many people believe, the term does not mean that you’re sacrificing your own goals just to make your boss happy or to make up for your boss’s deficiencies, Gray points out.
Here are Gray’s words of advice on how to manage your boss: