HBR Guide to Managing Up and Across HBR Guide Series

Harvard Business Review Press - Are your working relationships working against you?to achieve your goals and get ahead, you need to rally people behind you and your ideas. But how do you do that when you lack formal authority? Or when you have a boss who gets in your way? Or when you’re juggling others’ needs at the expense of your own?By managing up, down, and across the organization.

Your success depends on it, whether you’re a young professional or an experienced leader. The hbr guide to managing up and across will help you:advance your agenda―and your career―with smarter networkingBuild relationships that bring targets and deadlines within reachPersuade decision makers to champion your initiativesCollaborate more effectively with colleaguesDeal with new, challenging, or incompetent bossesNavigate office politics Harvard Business School Press.





HBR Guide to Office Politics HBR Guide Series

Harvard Business Review Press - But you need to work productively with your colleagues―even difficult ones―for the good of your organization and your career. Instead you’ll cultivate a political strategy that’s authentic to you. Agendas compete. Turf wars erupt. You’ll learn how to:gain influence without losing your integrityContend with backstabbers and bulliesWork through tough conversationsManage tensions when resources are scarceGet your share of choice assignmentsAccept that not all conflict is badArm yourself with the advice you need to succeed on the job, from a source you trust.

Don’t let destructive drama sideline your career. Every organization has its share of political drama: Personalities clash. How can you do that without compromising your personal values? By acknowledging that power dynamics and unwritten rules exist―and navigating them constructively. The hbr guide to office politics will help you succeed at work without being a power grabber or a corporate climber.

HBR Guide to Office Politics HBR Guide Series - . Packed with how-to essentials from leading experts, the HBR Guides provide smart answers to your most pressing work challenges. Harvard Business School Press.





HBR Guide to Dealing with Conflict HBR Guide Series

Harvard Business Review Press - Harvard Business School Press. Packed with how-to essentials from leading experts, the HBR Guides provide smart answers to your most pressing work challenges. We work differently. We jockey for position. How can you deal with conflict at work in a way that is both professional and productive―where it improves both your work and your relationships? You start by understanding whether you generally seek or avoid conflict, identifying the most frequent reasons for disagreement, and knowing what approaches work for what scenarios.

. The hbr guide to dealing with conflict will give you the advice you need to:understand the most common sources of conflictExplore your options for addressing a disagreementRecognize whether you―and your counterpart―typically seek or avoid conflictPrepare for and engage in a difficult conversationManage your and your counterpart's emotionsDevelop a resolution togetherKnow when to walk awayArm yourself with the advice you need to succeed on the job, with the most trusted brand in business.

HBR Guide to Dealing with Conflict HBR Guide Series - Harvard business review. Every day we navigate an office full of competing interests, limited time and resources, clashing personalities, and fragile egos. Sure, we share the same overarching goals as our colleagues, but we don't always agree on how to achieve them. We rub each other the wrong way. Then, if you decide to address a particular conflict, you use that information to plan and conduct a productive conversation.

While some of us enjoy a lively debate with colleagues and others prefer to suppress our feelings over disagreements, we all struggle with conflict at work.





HBR Guide to Leading Teams HBR Guide Series

Harvard Business Review Press - Harvard Business School Press. It’s up to you to get people to work well together and produce results. Written by team expert mary shapiro, the hbr Guide to Leading Teams will help you avoid the pitfalls you’ve experienced in the past by focusing on the often-neglected people side of teams. Great teams don’t just happen.

How often have you sat in team meetings complaining to yourself, “Why does it take forever for this group to make a simple decision? What are we even trying to achieve?” As a team leader, you have the power to improve things. With practical exercises, guidelines for structured team conversations, and step-by-step advice, this guide will help you:Pick the right team membersSet clear, smart goalsFoster camaraderie and cooperationHold people accountableAddress and correct bad behaviorKeep your team focused and motivated Harvard Business School Press.

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HBR Guide to Persuasive Presentations HBR Guide Series Harvard Business Review Guides

Harvard Business Review Press - Harvard Business School Press. Harvard Business School Press. Harvard business review. Take the pain out of presentations. Terrified of speaking in front of a group? Or simply looking to polish your skills? No matter where you are on the spectrum, this guide will give you the confidence and the tools you need to get results.

Written by presentation expert nancy duarte, the hbr guide to persuasive Presentations will help you:Win over tough crowdsOrganize a coherent narrativeCreate powerful messages and visualsConnect with and engage your audienceShow people why your ideas matter to themStrike the right tone, in any situation Harvard Business School Press.





Managing Up: How to Forge an Effective Relationship With Those Above You

Crown Business - She advises us that “impatience is a virtue, ” to “Have no shame, ” and to “Beware the too-quiet office. Having worked in one of the most challenging, no one knows more about prioritizing, high-profile corporate environments anywhere, about sifting through a daily barrage of data and information, about multitasking at warp speed, about making decisions on behalf of your boss, and exhibiting grace under fire.

Told through rich, legendary ge ceo jack welch, most demanding and dynamic business leaders of the twentieth century, colorful anecdotes about her years spent working with one of the smartest, Badowski reveals the secrets to career success she has gleaned over the years. It should become a management bible for anyone hoping to get ahead in their profession.

Managing Up: How to Forge an Effective Relationship With Those Above You - In managing up rosanne badowski offers a straightforward, no-holds-barred account of what it takes to make your relationship with your boss work to your advantage, entertaining, no matter where you stand in the corporate hierarchy. Everyone has a boss. And anyone who has aspired to move up the corporate ladder knows that their relationship with those they report to is crucial.

. Harvard Business School Press. Managing up is an invaluable guide for managing your career and juggling responsibilities with finesse and confidence. At heart, it’s about working with the person above you to create a productive and effective partnership.





Suddenly in Charge 2nd Edition: Managing Up Managing Down Succeeding All Around

Nicholas Brealey - Roberta delivers on all this and more. Literally two books in one, suddenly in Charge provides all of the tools necessary to be successful at managing up and down the line of any organization. Harvard business review. A lifesaving guide for any new manager!" - Marshall GoldsmithAs companies reorganize and reengineer, people are finding themselves tossed into management every day with little to no training or preparation.

In addition to updates to all chapters, this revised and updated edition features 7 new chapters aligned to modern approaches to management. Harvard Business School Press. The best advice is simple, direct, and immediately actionable. Harvard Business School Press. Harvard Business School Press. New topics include: executive presence, employee retention, working with a coach or mentor, creating purpose, the multi-generational workforce and more.





HBR Guide to Making Every Meeting Matter HBR Guide Series

Harvard Business Review Press - Harvard business review. But when you invest a little energy in preparing yourself and your participants, solve problems, you’ll stay focused, gain consensus, and leave each meeting ready to take action. With input from over 20 experts combined with useful checklists, sample agendas, the hbr guide to Making Every Meeting Matter will teach you how to:Set and communicate your meeting’s purposeInvite the right peoplePrepare an achievable agendaModerate a lively conversationRegain control of a wayward meetingEnsure follow-through without babysitting or haranguingArm yourself with the advice you need to succeed on the job, and follow-up memos, from a source you trust.

Packed with how-to essentials from leading experts, the HBR Guides provide smart answers to your most pressing work challenges. Problems often arise with unrealistic or vague agendas, off-track conversations, tuned-out participants who don’t know why they’re there, and follow-up notes that no one reads―or acts on.

HBR Guide to Making Every Meeting Matter HBR Guide Series - Harvard Business School Press. Harvard Business School Press. Harvard Business School Press. Make every minute count. Your calendar is full, and yet your meetings don’t always seem to advance your work. Meetings can feel like a waste of time. Harvard Business School Press.





HBR Guide to Coaching Employees HBR Guide Series

Harvard Business Review Press - Packed with how-to essentials from leading experts, the HBR Guides provide smart answers to your most pressing work challenges. Help your employees help themselves. As a manager in today’s business world, you can’t just tell your direct reports what to do: You need to help them make their own decisions, enable them to solve tough problems, and actively develop their skills on the job.

Whether you have a star on your team who’s eager to advance, or a steady contributor who feels bored and neglected, an underperformer who’s dragging the group down, you need to coach them: Help shape their goals―and support their efforts to achieve them. In the hbr guide to coaching employees you’ll learn how to:create realistic but inspiring plans for growthAsk the right questions to engage your employees in the development processGive them room to grapple with problems and discover solutionsAllow them to make the most of their expertise while compelling them to stretch and growGive them feedback they’ll actually applyBalance coaching with the rest of your workloadArm yourself with the advice you need to succeed on the job, from a source you trust.

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HBR Guide to Project Management HBR Guide Series

Harvard Business Review Press 2724539683456 - Harvard business review. Harvard Business School Press. Harvard Business School Press. Meet your goals―on time and on budget. How do you rein in the scope of your project when you’ve got a group of demanding stakeholders breathing down your neck? And map out a schedule everyone can stick to? And motivate team members who have competing demands on their time and attention?Whether you’re managing your first project or just tired of improvising, this guide will give you the tools and confidence you need to define smart goals, meet them, and capture lessons learned so future projects go even more smoothly.

The hbr guide to project management will help you:build a strong, focused teamBreak major objectives into manageable tasksCreate a schedule that keeps all the moving parts under controlMonitor progress toward your goalsManage stakeholders’ expectationsWrap up your project and gauge its success Harvard Business School Press.

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HBR Guide to Getting the Right Work Done HBR Guide Series

Harvard Business Review Press - Harvard Business School Press. Is your workload slowing you―and your career―down?your inbox is overflowing. Your to-do list never seems to get any shorter. You’re paralyzed because you have too much to do but don’t know where to start. Harvard Business School Press. Harvard Business School Press. Harvard business review.

. Harvard Business School Press. You leave work exhausted but have little to show for it. It’s time to learn how to get the right work done. In the hbr guide to getting the right Work Done, you’ll discover how to focus your time and energy where they will yield the greatest reward. Harvard Business School Press.

HBR Guide to Getting the Right Work Done HBR Guide Series - Harvard Business School Press. Not only will you end each day knowing you made progress―your improved productivity will also set you apart from the pack. Whether you’re a new professional or an experienced one, this guide will help you:Prioritize and stay focusedWork less but accomplish moreStop bad habits and develop good onesBreak overwhelming projects into manageable piecesConquer e-mail overloadWrite to-do lists that really work Harvard Business School Press.