To practice Employees Influence on the thoughts and actions of superiors, so that they consciously or unconsciously behave in the interests of their subordinates Guide from below.

Leadership of Down

Even the boss has a boss

Most Executives have a supervisor. Although herself Executive of a team, an office, a department, a plant or a division in Company they also have a higher-ranking boss in the hierarchy.

Classical management training is also based on the clear definition of hierarchies and management levels. It is thought from top to bottom.

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The question of how to deal with one's supervisor as an executive is ignored. In practice, then it is exactly at this point to difficulties.

But in the long run successfully Being a manager depends at least as much on a good working relationship with the supervisor as it does on the results of the self-managed area of ​​responsibility.

Invisible guidance

Considerations about leadership from the bottom up can help wherever there is no power. If different interests are taken into account, common Set get supported.

expertise, good ideas and new approaches create a high level of acceptance among (invisible) leaders. This is especially true when the focus is on utility for the superior.

Manage the boss

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Often, highly motivated employees change jobs in frustration because they can't with their supervisor clear come. In doing so, they often get from the rain into the eaves. Because there is also a manager for the new position. A different one, but not necessarily a better one.

The collaboration with the new boss shows that he too has rough edges that the employee cannot ignore, but has to accept. If you don't want to endure your boss, you have to “manage” him.

How does the boss tick?

Better than looking for the ideal boss, is to deal with his (imperfect) boss:

The boss does not have to love

Whatever position the questioner is in, it is always for your own benefit to get answers to these and similar questions Ask to search and find. Only those who know how the other ticks can adapt to it and thus avoid points of friction. Around constructive Working with your manager doesn't mean you have to love them, but you should know them well. Because then the employee can “manage” him.

5 tips to influence the boss positively

  1. Chefs need success! Anyone who helps his or her superiors will be appreciated. So it's worth finding out where the boss's strengths lie. This is the result - and not with certainly also existing weaknesses - success.
  2. Good preparation is half the battle: Time deficit characterizes the situation of many superiors. It is therefore all the more important not to waste it. Only effective preparation can lead to effective discussions.
  3. No surprises! If a problem arose, the boss must be informed. Suppliers who do not track or customers who do not pay - the supervisor should learn it early so that he can decide whether to intervene or not.
  4. Supervisors are not clairvoyants: They depend on the information of their employees and they have the duty to provide them. This applies both to material aspects and to personal interests which influence the employment relationship. Even in the age of communication is not always obvious. A flood of information is sent back and forth, but not necessarily a cycle is closed. Regular feedback to the supervisor makes the status quo of ongoing work or projects visible to both sides.
  5. Chef remains boss: It is up to the employees to change from the role of the executive to the thinking employee. Professional competency and creative creativity also impress the most persevering boss.

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