Join Simon T. Bailey for an in-depth discussion in this video Building a strategy to engage other departments, part of Building Business Relationships.
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Imagine you have just returned from a meeting with…the new executive hired to bring innovation to the organization.…During your meeting, they asked you to be the leader on…a new project that is guaranteed to create lasting positive change.…To do well on this project, you need resources and…a lot of team members with a variety of skill sets.…You are excited to be chosen for this task.…You have no plan yet.…But it's clear you will need the help from multiple departments.…
But how do you ask for help?…It all starts with engaging them through CARE.…CARE stands for Collaboration,…Acknowledgement, Recognition, and Engagement.…We will start with collaboration.…Collaboration is vital to engage another department.…When you collaborate, you have the opportunity to learn what a department…does well, and how to…use their knowledge to…support the project team.…
Acknowledgement is…a quick compliment…to another department for their expertise. To build a strong working…relationship, you email or call a team to express how much you…
Discover how you can build meaningful rapport, set yourself up for visibility and success, manage up when you don't click, develop executive presence, and cross-train within a team to better serve the organization.
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- Understanding the four key business relationships
- Building relationships in person and virtually
- Supporting your manager's objectives
- Articulating your needs to your manager
- Managing up
- Communicating with difficult team members
- Resolving cross-department conflict
- Identifying mentors and sponsors
- Making first impressions with executives<br><br>
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