The Do's & Don'ts of Managing Up
Date: Thursday, May 17, 2018
Location: Buchanan Hall – Advanced Technology and Business Center
Managing up is a hot topic concept; however what we’re seeing and hearing in our workplaces may not always be a best practice. When managing up is done right, it brings value and creates opportunities to achieve success. When done incorrectly, one can find themselves in corporate quicksand.
Learn the truths and fallacies of managing up so you can learn how to execute this human relations phenomenon with integrity and positive results. Gain clarity of what effective managing up is and what it looks like in your company or organization. Learn how managing up can help you gain a better level of satisfaction and engagement in your current role and how it can also advance your career. Be exposed to the do's and don’ts of managing up effectively and removing the brown-nosing stereotype with mutually beneficial tactics and strategies to help you and your boss. Uncover six steps to effectively manage up and showcase your strengths while exceeding your current role’s expectations at your workplace.
Facilitator – Debra Salz
Debra Salz has been training and coaching since 1993 and is known for her contagious enthusiasm and extreme attention to detail. She is an experienced trainer, facilitator, coach, presenter, and inspirational speaker at the national, regional, and state convention levels. Debra works with local and national, small and large companies and civic organizations forming partnerships between those she works with and for. Her main priority is how she can assist people to "get where they want and need to go."
She provides energized, custom training programs, and keynote addresses to businesses and organizations through her "toolbox methodology." Debra and her programs have been referred to as "dynamic," "thought-provoking," "humorous," and "a pure delight to learn from and listen to!" She enjoys meeting people and exposing them to new ways of looking at life.
Debra is the president and owner of Prevention Services & Strategies, a consulting and training company located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and a licensed social worker through the state of Iowa. She earned her Bachelor of Arts from Buena Vista University and her Associate of Arts from North Iowa Area Community College.