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2018 Session | Managing Up: How to Work Successfully with Any Type of Boss

Managing up is one of the most valuable soft skills you can develop in your career. It’s about building a relationship that fosters more communication, collaboration, and understanding between people at different levels of power, perspectives, and skills. Mastering these skills will help you build your reputation for effectiveness and grow a successful career. Leadership consultant Mary Abbajay and a panel of experts will share actionable tips to:

  • Understand your manager’s work and behavioral style and adjust yours accordingly
  • Enhance your self-awareness and become more adaptable
  • Read body language better
  • Develop true, lasting connections

Thought Leader: Mary Abbajay, president, Careerstone Group, LLC. & author, Managing Up

⚬ Laurie Ruettimann, creator, The Cynical Girl, Punk Rock HR and Let’s Fix Work podcast
⚬ Alice Rutkowski, body language expert & VP, SAGIN
⚬ Christy Schumann, general manager, managed security, Rackspace

Emcee: Chelsie Baugh, corporate communications manager, RetailMeNot