O'Reilly logo

Ways and Means for Managing Up: 50 Strategies for Helping You and Your Boss Succeed by F. William Smullen

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

35

Image

Impress Early and Often

Unless you’re a recluse or happen to be socially inept, you spend more of your life, both personally and professionally, interacting with people than doing anything else. It’s the social animal in you at work.

The family and friends side of socializing is more natural and carefree than the routine or irregular interaction you have with people at work. Those workplace folks come in an assortment of categories: superiors, subordinates, peers, customers, clients, and a wide variety of stakeholders with whom you typically interface.

For most people, socializing comes with the territory; it’s a routine part of a day at the ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required