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#596 Persistence In Asking for What You Want

If you are asking for something significant, it may not happen as quickly as you would like. Having persistence in asking for what you want dramatically increases you chances of success.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Go beyond what anyone expects, Manage Up, Podcasts, rejection, resistance, setbacks, success.

#554 The Irreplaceable Employee

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The irreplaceable employee is the one that takes initiative.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Job security, Manage Up, Podcasts, success.

#382 Relationship with Your Boss

90SecondNavigator-AlbumArt If you want to get ahead in your career, focus on managing the relationship with your boss.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Manage Up, Podcasts, relationships.

#249 Speaking is Overrated

90SecondNavigator-AlbumArt Speaking is overrated. So often great speakers get ahead quickly and poor speakers create a ceiling for themselves.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Communication, Manage Up, Podcasts.

#95 Handling Feedback

Handling feedback is something we all do in business. The question is do you get defensive and shut down or do you take it to heart and take action.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Communication, handling feedback, Job security, listen, Manage Up, Podcasts, Uncategorized.

Being a Great Manager

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As I prepared to write a blog about being a great manager, I thought it would make sense to consult an expert on the subject–a man who has been managing people for nearly 6 decades and seems to have mastered the art of human interaction both in and out of the workplace. My father, a PhD chemist, has spent his professional life running plastics companies. As he embarks on his 80th year, he refuses to retire. I am convinced that this is because he has a lot to offer; that, and the fact that his favorite hobby is his work. He provides an interesting perspective on the topic of managing people.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Manage Up, Management, managing people.

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