Lead Your Boss: The Subtle Art of Managing Up

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AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn, 2010 - Business & Economics - 225 pages
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Every manager on the move wants to have influence at the top in order to get his or her ideas heard and ultimately acted upon. In Lead Your Boss, recognized leadership guru John Baldoni gives managers new—as well as tried-and-true—methods for influencing both their bosses and their peers, and giving senior leaders reasons to follow their lead. Featuring instructive stories based on real-life experiences from leaders at all levels, Lead Your Boss reveals proven strategies for:

• Developing spheres of influence

• Handling tough issues

• Asserting oneself diplomatically

• Putting the team first

• Persuading up

• Establishing trust

• Using organizational politics to everyone’s advantage

• Inspiring others through-out the organization

Lead Your Boss gives readers practical, tactical advice on becoming a key player in any organization, regardless of whether or not they have an office in the Csuite…YET.

  

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Contents

Prologue
1
WHAT DOES THE LEADER NEED?
9
WHAT DOES THE TEAM NEED?
79
WHAT CAN I DO TO HELP THE LEADER AND THE TEAM SUCCEED?
151
The Smart Guide to Positive PushBack
207
Notes
211
Index
219
About the Author
226
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About the author (2010)

JOHN BALDONI (Ann Arbor, MI) is an internationally recognized leadership consultant, speaker, and author of many books, including Lead by Example and Great Communication Secrets of Great Leaders. He was named one of the “30 Most Influential Leadership Gurus” for 2007 by www.LeadershipGurus.net. His leadership writings have appeared in BusinessWeek.com and FastCompany.com, and he has been featured or quoted in publications including the New York Times, USA Today, and Investor's Business Daily.

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