Managing up is as important as managing down or across your organization.
I’ve developed three strategic pillars for managing up that allow you to consistently create advocates and drive results for your organization, your team and most importantly, for your career. And I’ll dive into each part of the framework to offer examples of how to manage up effectively
Making the transition from manager to leader is one of the biggest transitions in your career.
Everything you’ve done up to this point was about delivering results through your own work. That’s what you’ve been trained to do, and that’s what you’ve been rewarded for.
Now you’re in the position of being a leader of people, and what they need from you is guidance and support to get the job done.
So as any good leader would do, I’m going to help you figure out how to do that. I’ll give you the mindset shift that will make it easier to move from manager to leader. And I’ll offer three strategies to help you develop your action plan
You know you need to make some changes to the way you lead in order to grow in your career. You’re willing to make the changes. It’s just not coming naturally and you can’t seem to get much sustained traction.
In this episode, I’m going to give you a simple strategy to become the leader you want to become quickly and sustainably. It’s going to let you start leading more naturally.
This is the strategy I wished I learned years ago.
Plus, I’ll give you a few tricks to make sure everyone around you is naturally noticing the changes in you.
Being naturally good at anything is something you can learn. People who are naturally great at networking or leading or negotiating weren’t born that way. They became that way. In this episode, I’m going to share three steps to becoming naturally good at anything.
Most people treat 1-2-1 meetings as an exhausting review of tasks and decisions. In this episode, I’ll share my 3-C’s for making your 1-2-1 sessions highly productive for both the work and the development. Your 1-2-1 meetings will be the backbone for optimizing your success between meetings, whether you’re the boss or report.
Almost everyone has something they think they can’t change about themselves. They have long lists of the things they are and they aren’t. This episode Mel talks about a simple solution to reprogram behaviours that isn’t always easy, but is way less exhausting and way more effective than the traditional fake-it-til-you-make-it strategy.