Learn about the difference between being promotable and being good at your job.
- You've assessed the conditions, and you're confident…you can do most of the next job.…Now is the time to ask for your promotion.…Congratulations!…Now, it'd be nice if they asked you…but ambitious people don't wait.…They ask, and having the courage to ask…shows your leadership ability.…If you're not formally up for promotion,…set your ask up for success by getting specific time…on the decision maker's calendar…to talk about your potential promotions.…You're unlikely to get a yes or no in the first meeting,…especially if the promotion process is less formal,…but you want to set those wheels in motion.…
Now, asking for a promotion is very different…than asking for a raise.…Asking for a raise is where you highlight how good you are…at this job, and asking for a promotion means you highlight…the potential for the next job.…When you're having that conversation with the decision-maker…start off by saying something like,…"I'd like to talk about advancement."…Then, focus your conversation on three things.…First, success in your current role.…
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- List three good reasons to step down from a position.
- Name three behaviors that will help you get promoted.
- Explain how to demonstrate active listening.
- Recall an effective way to demonstrate leadership and promotability when speaking with subordinates.
- Identify a common mistake many people make when communicating with their boss.
- Determine the best way to formally ask for a promotion.