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Managing Up: The Secret Weapon of Career Success
Leadership Dana Brownlee Nov 14, 2019
Research shows that people don't leave jobs, they leave bosses and unfortunately, the truth is that a difficult boss can not just stunt your career trajectory but also make for a frustrating work life (and home life)! Managing up is about developing an arsenal of techniques to help any senior leader be more successful - particularly the difficult ones! We'll explore specific techniques that professionals can use to successfully navigate some of the trickiest senior leader personalities including the Clueless Chameleon and the Micromanager.
Presenter Dana Brownlee
About Dana Brownlee
If you’re seeking a DEI academician, Dana Brownlee may not be for you. Her focus isn’t DEI theory. Instead she blends 18 years of experience as a sought after leadership expert and team building facilitator with three decades of personal experience as a Black woman working in and around corporate America to provide an engaging experience that’s down to earth and relatable while insightful and profound. Author of The Unwritten Rules of Managing Up (Berrett-Koehler, 2019), Ms. Brownlee is an acclaimed thought leader around building antiracist workplaces, managing difficult personalities, navigating challenging situations and speaking truth to power. LinkedIn Learning has tapped Dana to author two of their upcoming antiracism courses: How to Foster Antiracist Workplaces: A Practical Guide for all Employees and How to Speak Up Against Racism at Work. A Forbes Careers Senior Contributor, Dana’s business expertise has been featured by leading media outlets including CNN, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, Working Mother, Entrepreneur and other notable publications. If you’re ready to take small steps towards big progress, Dana can help.
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