If you remain in the workplace long enough, it's bound to happen to you—you'll have a younger boss. Talent Maximizer Roberta Matuson knows both sides of this story, as she was catapulted into the executive suite at 24 years old. In this online course, learn what to say and what not to say to a younger boss.
- Is it me or are managers getting younger these days?…Let's face it, if you remain in the workforce,…most likely you'll eventually find yourself…working for a younger boss.…In fact, many of you are already working for someone…who is younger than you.…How well you manage this situation…will have a direct impact on your level of job satisfaction…as well as your ability to succeed in the organization.…Let me give you some tips on how to successfully navigate…this new world of work.…
First, give your boss a chance.…Did you know that some of the most popular…children's authors, people like Louisa May Alcott…and Dr. Seuss never had children.…That's right and their lack of experience…didn't interfere with their success.…Just because your boss doesn't have tons of management…experience doesn't mean they won't go down in history…as one of the best bosses you've ever had.…Good leadership is good leadership regardless of age.…
So reserve judgment until you've given your boss a chance…to show what they are capable of.…Next, listen more and talk less.…
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- Decoding your boss's management style
- Managing your boss
- Building strong relationships
- Avoiding mistakes
- Dealing with office politics
- Ensuring your next play is the right move
- Communicating effectively
- Bridging a generation gap
- Being heard
- Tooting your own horn strategically