Learn how to reinforce a great decision and how to move forward with grace—especially towards people who didn't get promoted.
- Congratulations! You got the promotion.…You're probably thrilled and maybe a little bit…nervous.…But remember, you wouldn't have gotten promoted…if the people on top didn't think you were ready.…Or ready enough.…Now it can be tempting to scream your joy from…the roof tops, but before you go updating your…Linked In page, take a moment to think about how you…can step into this promotion with grace.…You want to be sensitive to those around you who…didn't get promoted.…When you find out you got promoted meet with your…boss to determine how the promotion will be announced.…
Your boss may ask you to keep the information private…for now, especially if someone on your team…was hopeful of that promotion.…You need to respect that and keep the information…to yourself.…Now it's fine to tell your spouse or your parents…but stay away from Facebook until you have the all clear.…If you're moving to a new team or department once…the announcement has been made, let your team…know how thankful you are for the opportunity…to have worked with them.…
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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.