Join Simon T. Bailey for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding your four key relationships, part of Building Business Relationships.
According to author Seth Godin, we've entered into…the connection economy. So, its all about connections.…To accomplish anything, relationships thrive on authenticity, collaboration…and execution. You are authentic, lets work together…and let's do something. To be successful…in business, you need to build your connections.…There are four key relationships…that will increase your impact and influence.…They are relationships with your manager,…your teammates, other departments and executives.…
First, let's start with your manager.…It's important to build a relationship with your…manager since they can directly influence your career.…Your goal should be to know what makes your manager tick.…What are their likes…and dislikes,…pet peeves, and what makes them happy.…You also want to determine their long term departmental goals.…How does your manager fit into the organization's big picture.…For example, when I was first promoted into…a leadership role with a Fortune 500 company, I…realized that my manager was always in meetings,…
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>
- The PMI Registered Education Provider logo is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.