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016: Why is it Important to Manage Up?

On this episode of Everything Speaks, Host Lee Caraher, talks to Jerry Ervin, a management training expert, on the importance of managing up and why it is such a crucial part of running an efficient and successful business.

Together they discuss why managing up is key to both being a great team member and managing your work life balance. And they guide you through how to make sure you brag a little and get your own needs met at work too!

Key Lessons Learned

  • The boss wants to hear your solutions.
  • Awareness of your workload is the first step in managing up.
  • The Three Ps: priorities, progress and problems, are your msote effective time management tools.
  • Never surprise the boss; manage deadlines BEFORE they pass.