It's Okay to Manage Your Boss


Description
9 out of 10 managers aren't providing the guidance, direction, or support their employees need in order to be successful. If you have a boss guilty of undermanagement, and want to earn more of what you want, need, and deserve at work, there is only one solution -- manage up! Learn the proven best practices of highly-engaged management that can be used by employees to keep track of their own performance and manage the relationship they have with their boss.

What You Get:
- 46 short video lessons from Bruce Tulgan
- Key Takeaways PDF handouts
- Suggested 'Conversation Starters' to help jumpstart student chats
- Lesson quizzes
Content
  • Introduction
  • Introduction
  • Lesson 1: You Need to Manage Your Boss
  • Lesson 1 Video
  • Lesson 1 Conversation Starter
  • Lesson 1 Takeaway
  • Lesson 2: The Hard Realities of Managing Your Boss
  • Lesson 2 Video
  • Lesson 2 Conversation Starter
  • Lesson 2 Takeaway
  • Lesson 3: Myth 1 - Empowerment Means You Don't Need Any Guidance
  • Lesson 3 Video
  • Lesson 3 Conversation Starter
  • Lesson 3 Takeaway
  • Lesson 4: Myth 2 - Fairness Is Being Treated Like Everyone Else
  • Lesson 4 Video
  • Lesson 4 Conversation Starter
  • Lesson 4 Takeaway
  • Lesson 5: Myth 3 - The Path to Success IS Just Catering to Your Boss' Style
  • Lesson 5 Video
  • Lesson 5 Conversation Starter
  • Lesson 5 Takeaway
  • Lesson Quiz 1-5
  • Lesson 6: Myth 4 - 'Making Friends' with Your Boss Is Smart Workplace Politics
  • Lesson 6 Video
  • Lesson 6 Conversation Starter
  • Lesson 6 Takeaway
  • Lesson 7: Myth 5 - Hiding Mistakes Is a Good Way to Avoid Trouble
  • Lesson 7 Video
  • Lesson 7 Conversation Starter
  • Lesson 7 Takeaway
  • Lesson 8: Myth 6 - No News Is Good News, But Being Coached Is Bad News
  • Lesson 8 Video
  • Lesson 8 Conversation Starter
  • Lesson 8 Takeaway
  • Lesson 9: Myth 7 - Some Bosses Are Just Too Busy to Meet with You
  • Lesson 9 Video
  • Lesson 9 Conversation Starter
  • Lesson 9 Takeaway
  • Lesson 10: Seven Steps Back to Effectively Managing Your Boss
  • Lesson 10 Video
  • Lesson 10 Conversation Starter
  • Lesson 10 Takeaway
  • Lesson Quiz 6-10
  • Lesson 11: Get In the Habit of Managing Your Boss Every Day
  • Lesson 11 Video
  • Lesson 11 Conversation Starter
  • Lesson 11 Takeaway
  • Lesson 12: Don't Waste a Minute of Your One-on-One Time with Bosses
  • Lesson 12 Video
  • Lesson 12 Conversation Starter
  • Lesson 12 Takeaway
  • Lesson 13: Some Managers Cannot or Will Not Ever Schedule a Time to Meet
  • Lesson 13 Video
  • Lesson 13 Conversation Starter
  • Lesson 13 Takeaway
  • Lesson 14: What If You or Your Boss Works in a Remote Location
  • Lesson 14 Video
  • Lesson 14 Conversation Starter
  • Lesson 14 Takeaway
  • Lesson 15: What About the Boss Who Has Too Much Time for You
  • Lesson 15 Video
  • Lesson 15 Conversation Starter
  • Lesson 15 Takeaway
  • Lesson Quiz 11-15
  • Lesson 16: Maintain a Very High Quality Management Relationship with Every Boss
  • Lesson 16 Video
  • Lesson 16 Conversation Starter
  • Lesson 16 Takeaway
  • Lesson 17: Maintain Regular One-on-One Dialogues
  • Lesson 17 Video
  • Lesson 17 Conversation Starter
  • Lesson 17 Takeaway
  • Lesson 18: Fine-Tuning Your One-on-Ones with Each Boss Over Time
  • Lesson 18 Video
  • Lesson 18 Conversation Starter
  • Lesson 18 Takeaway
  • Lesson 19: Help Maintain a Clear Chain of Command
  • Lesson 19 Video
  • Lesson 19 Conversation Starter
  • Lesson 19 Takeaway
  • Lesson 20: Handling Competing or Conflicting Boss Demands
  • Lesson 20 Video
  • Lesson 20 Conversation Starter
  • Lesson 20 Takeaway
  • Lesson Quiz 16-20
  • Lesson 21: Customize Your Approach to Every Boss
  • Lesson 21 Video
  • Lesson 21 Conversation Starter
  • Lesson 21 Takeaway
  • Lesson 22: Who Is This Boss at Work?
  • Lesson 22 Video
  • Lesson 22 Conversation Starter
  • Lesson 22 Takeaway
  • Lesson 23: Why Do You Need to Manage This Boss
  • Lesson 23 Video
  • Lesson 23 Conversation Starter
  • Lesson 23 Takeaway
  • Lesson 24: What Do You Need to Talk About with This Boss
  • Lesson 24 Video
  • Lesson 24 Conversation Starter
  • Lesson 24 Takeaway
  • Lesson 25: How Should You Talk with This Boss
  • Lesson 25 Video
  • Lesson 25 Conversation Starter
  • Lesson 25 Takeaway
  • Lesson Quiz 21-25
  • Lesson 26: Where Should You Talk with This Boss
  • Lesson 26 Video
  • Lesson 26 Conversation Starter
  • Lesson 26 Takeaway
  • Lesson 27: When Should You Talk with This Boss
  • Lesson 27 Video
  • Lesson 27 Conversation Starter
  • Lesson 27 Takeaway
  • Lesson 28: You Need Clear Expectations
  • Lesson 28 Video
  • Lesson 28 Conversation Starter
  • Lesson 28 Takeaway
  • Lesson 29: Gaining Ownership of Tasks, Responsibilities, and Projects
  • Lesson 29 Video
  • Lesson 29 Conversation Starter
  • Lesson 29 Takeaway
  • Lesson 30: Helping Your Boss Ask the Right Questions
  • Lesson 30 Video
  • Lesson 30 Conversation Starter
  • Lesson 30 Takeaway
  • Lesson Quiz 26-30
  • Lesson 31: What If the Priorities for Your Work Are Constantly Changing
  • Lesson 31 Video
  • Lesson 31 Conversation Starter
  • Lesson 31 Takeaway
  • Lesson 32: Get into the Rhythm of Your Work
  • Lesson 32 Video
  • Lesson 32 Conversation Starter
  • Lesson 32 Takeaway
  • Lesson 33: What About Creativity
  • Lesson 33 Video
  • Lesson 33 Conversation Starter
  • Lesson 33 Takeaway
  • Lesson 34: How to Responsibly Gain More and More Responsibility
  • Lesson 34 Video
  • Lesson 34 Conversation Starter
  • Lesson 34 Takeaway
  • Lesson 35: Tracking in Writing Builds Shared Commitment
  • Lesson 35 Video
  • Lesson 35 Conversation Starter
  • Lesson 35 Takeaway
  • Lesson Quiz 31-35
  • Lesson 36: Help Your Boss Monitor Your Performance
  • Lesson 36 Video
  • Lesson 36 Conversation Starter
  • Lesson 36 Takeaway
  • Lesson 37: Focus on Measuring What You Can Control
  • Lesson 37 Video
  • Lesson 37 Conversation Starter
  • Lesson 37 Takeaway
  • Lesson 38: How to Document Your Own Performance
  • Lesson 38 Video
  • Lesson 38 Conversation Starter
  • Lesson 38 Takeaway
  • Lesson 39: Create a Simple Process you Can Stick With
  • Lesson 39 Video
  • Lesson 39 Conversation Starter
  • Lesson 39 Takeaway
  • Lesson 40: If You Want More Rewards, Go the Extra Mile and Then Some
  • Lesson 40 Video
  • Lesson 40 Conversation Starter
  • Lesson 40 Takeaway
  • Lesson Quiz 36-40
  • Lesson 41: How Do You Get into a Better Position to Earn More
  • Lesson 41 Video
  • Lesson 41 Conversation Starter
  • Lesson 41 Takeaway
  • Lesson 42: Focus On What You Can Do to Add Extra Value
  • Lesson 42 Video
  • Lesson 42 Conversation Starter
  • Lesson 42 Takeaway
  • Lesson 43: Small One-Time Accommodations
  • Lesson 43 Video
  • Lesson 43 Conversation Starter
  • Lesson 43 Takeaway
  • Lesson 44: Get Ready to Take More Responsibility
  • Lesson 44 Video
  • Lesson 44 Conversation Starter
  • Lesson 44 Takeaway
  • Lesson 45: Ask Every Boss, "How Can I Help You Manage Me?"
  • Lesson 45 Video
  • Lesson 45 Conversation Starter
  • Lesson 45 Takeaway
  • Lesson 46: Take It One Day at a Time
  • Lesson 46 Video
  • Lesson 46 Conversation Starter
  • Lesson 46 Takeaway
  • Lesson Quiz 41-46
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever