Managing Up: Working Successfully with Any Type of Boss

Presented by: Mary Abbajay

Tuesday, December 14, 2021
1:00 pm CT

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Whether we like it or not, our bosses have enormous influence over our ability to succeed, thrive, and advance in our organizations, in our careers and in our own leadership journey. Establishing strong, productive working relationships with those above us is the single most effective way to accelerate success in any organization. Whether you are reporting to a supervisor, middle manager, VP, top executive, or a board of directors, managing up is a skill that we all need. This lively and interactive virtual webinar provides proven strategies and techniques to increase cooperation and collaboration between those who have different power levels, perspectives, and personalities. Learning to effectively manage up is good for you, good for your boss, and good for your organization.

This live virtual session helps attendees:

  • Raise awareness around preferred work style and behaviors—of self and others
  • Recognize different leadership styles and explore adaptive strategies for communicating and collaborating with each style
  • Understand and manage personality differences that impact manager/staff relationships
  • Understand their own and their supervisors “hot buttons”
  • Navigate “difficult” boss types
  • Manage virtual relationships with managers and colleagues
  • Take ownership for one’s own professional success

PRESENTERS

Mary Abbajay
Author & President

Careerstone Group, LLC

Mary Abbajay, author of the best-selling Managing Up: How to Move Up, Win at Work, and Succeed with Any Type of Boss is the president of Careerstone Group, LLC, a full service organizational and leadership development consultancy that delivers leading-edge talent and organizational development solutions to business and government. As a sought-after author, speaker, consultant, and trainer, Mary helps clients develop the strategies, skills and sensibilities needed for success in the 21st century. Mary is the co-host of the weekly workplace advice podcast, Cubicle Confidential and is a frequent expert contributor for television, radio, and print publications where she provides practical leadership and career guidance. Her work and advice have appeared in the New York Times, Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, Forbes, The Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, the Huffington Post, Money Magazine, Southwest Airlines Magazine, CNN.com, Monster, CNBC, and the BBC.

Caroline Miller
Marketing Events Specialist

BizLibrary

As the marketing events specialist Caroline Miller spends most of her days learning new things by researching and writing engaging content for L&D and HR professionals. While she enjoys doing work behind the scenes, she has become increasingly passionate about sharing her story through presenting, moderating, and hosting virtual events with other presenters and partners in the industry.

FAQ

Q. What platform do you use for your webinars?
A. We use ON24 as our webinar platform.

Q. Do I need to download anything to attend?
A. No, ON24’s interface does not require a download. You’ll just need to make sure you have Adobe Flash enabled and for best results, close down any extra browser windows.

Q. How do I listen in to the webinars?
A. To listen in, you will need a pair of headphones or computer speakers. We do not provide a dial-in number for attendees.

Q. How early can I join the webinar?
A. The webinar room will open 15 minutes before the webinar starts.

Q. Do you recommend a certain browser to watch the webinar?
A. After 3/21/20, ON24 will not support Internet Explorer. We recommend using a supported browser, such as Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, or Mozilla Firefox to view the webinar.

Q. Do you offer credits for your webinars?
A. Yes, most of our webinars are approved for one hour of HRCI and SHRM general credit. In order to be approved for credits, you must attend at least 50 minutes of the webinar.

Q. How do I know if the webinar is approved for credits?
A. If a webinar is approved for SHRM or HRCI general credits, the registration page will have the SHRM and HRCI badges at the bottom of the page. If you have any questions regarding credits, email kmiller@bizlibrary.com.

Q. How will I receive my HRCI and SHRM certificate?
A. If you have attended for 50 minutes of an approved webinar, there are a few ways you can obtain your certificate. First, you can download the certificate from a widget in our platform. If you forget to download the certificate during the webinar, an email will be sent with the certificate about 2 hours after the webinar is complete.

Q. If I’m not able to watch the webinar at the live time, can I watch it later?
A. Yes! We understand that you might not be able to watch the webinar at the live time, so we offer our webinars on demand. On-demand webinars are available up until 12 months after the initial live webinar date.

Q. What if I am having trouble accessing the webinar?
A. The webinar room will open 15 minutes before the live time. If you are still having issues attending, email kmiller@bizlibrary.com.


BizLibrary is an approved credit provider for HR Certification Institute (HRCI), the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM-SCP® or SHRM-CP®), ATD Certification Institute (CPTD/APTD), and Training Industry (CPTM). Viewing this webcast in its entirety qualifies for 1 recertification credit hour towards each credential. Learn more on our accredited content page.