In every relationship you can expect crossed signals, duplicated efforts, incorrect assumptions and personality clashes that can cause conflict. These are usually the result of poor communication. And it’s frustrating!
In the boss/admin relationship, the result can be wasted time and effort—and possibly even career damage.
How to Partner With Your Boss will give you the tools you need to help you—and your boss—get on the same page and move forward together. You’ll come away with concrete ideas for smoothing and improving your partnership with your boss, and make yourself an indispensable part of the management team.
In addition to examining your role at work (and figuring out what you may need to change), we reveal critical areas where you and your boss need to agree.
A handy checklist to help you and your boss determine your level of authority on any task
Ways in which you and your boss are more alike than you might think
The power of positive re-framing
How you could be sabotaging your own credibility
How to help your boss communicate his/her expectations
A simple customer service technique you can use to determine your boss’s expectations
Clutter breeds confusion: streamline your workspace for maximum efficiency
How and when you should be saying “No”
A plan to develop your own professional trademark
The difference between characteristics and behaviors and why it’s important to know the difference
How to Partner With Your Boss brings you all these tips—and more! We’ll help you strengthen your boss/admin relationship and present the important keys you need to maintain an excellent working relationship.
Mary Ellen Slayter Editor, Administrative Professional Today
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About Your Speaker:
Fred Kniggendorf, Ph.D., is a training and adult education consultant. He has more than 30 years’ experience in business and manufacturing, primarily in the areas of management, customer service, training, and business writing with U.S. Steel, the American Management Association, and, most recently, as president of Gravyloaf, L.L.C. He is a sought-after speaker at conferences and on-site corporate training courses, and has travelled extensively throughout the United States and abroad facilitating training courses for a wide variety of clients.
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