It's Okay to Manage Your Boss. The Step–by–Step Program for Making the Best of Your Most Important Relationship at Work

  • ID: 2215037
  • Book
  • 208 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Praise for It′s Okay to Manage Your Boss

"Tulgan′s management approach yields impressive results. I recommend It′s Okay to Manage Your Boss to anyone with a manager. And any boss would be well served to have his or her direct reports read it too." John W. Lowe, president and CEO, the Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Inc.

"If you want to manage your career, be successful in your role, and have a great working relationship with your boss, Tulgan′s new book is a must–read. Clear, insightful, and practical." Peter J. Byloos, president, CR Bard Europe, the Middle East, and Africa

"At a time when we all need to do more with less, getting what you need from your boss is more critical than ever. Tulgan provides a roadmap for engaging your boss in your work, getting clear direction, and ensuring you have the tools and feedback you need to be successful. A great follow–up to It′s Okay to Be the Boss." Laurie Burns, president, Bahama Breeze Island Grille

"Tulgan gives all employees new ones as well as seasoned veterans the tools necessary to manage their bosses. Anyone interested in developing their career will find practical and useful insights to improving the relationship with their boss." George H. Wilson Jr., president, Barriere Construction Co., LLC

"Tulgan has done it again: another recipe for success in the workplace. It′s Okay to Manage Your Boss will help you be a better employee and an even better boss." Brigadier General Greg Lengyel, United States Air Force

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Chapter 1: Refuse to be undermanaged.

Chapter 2: The first person you have to manage every day is yourself.

Chapter 3: Get in the habit of managing your boss every day.

Chapter 4: Take it one boss at a time, one day at a time.

Chapter 5: Get clear expectations from your boss every step of the way.

Chapter 6: Get your hands on the resources you need to succeed.

Chapter 7: Track your performance every step of the way.

Chapter 8: Go the extra mile to earn credit and more rewards.

Chapter 9: Dealing with the most common jerk boss scenario.

Chapter 10: Start managing your boss today.


About the Author.


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Bruce Tulgan is an adviser to business leaders all over the world and a sought–after speaker and seminar leader. He is the founder of RainmakerThinking, a workplace research and training firm, and has written for the New York Times, USA Today, Harvard Business Review, and HR Magazine. He is the author of numerous books, including the best–selling It′s Okay to Be the Boss, the classic Managing Generation X, and Not Everyone Gets a Trophy. Tulgan holds a fourth–degree black belt in karate and is married to Debby Applegate, winner of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for Biography.

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