10 Strategies for managing up and managing down

10 Strategies for managing up and managing down

Middle managers have the unique challenge of having to manage those under them as well as remain accountable to those above them. These each require different skills.

We asked 10 members of Forbes Coaches Council to discuss how managers can strike the right balance between managing up and managing down. Here’s what they said.

know begin to shift, companies are adapting as well. If you’re concerned about how your remote team might stay connected, members of Forbes Coaches Council offer their advice below.

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See Yourself As Interdependent And Remove The Blinders That Levels Can Give You 

Most people make the mistake of seeing themselves at a certain level — either above or below — rather than an integral part of a connected team. Any relationship requires you to put in effort and engagement to make it work. Apply this thinking to your management style and you will begin to see more balance and return on your people investments. – Jen Kelchner

This article has a mention by Jen Kelchner or is authored by Jen Kelchner and was originally posted on Forbes.com. Jen Kelchner is a founding member of the Forbes Coaches Council and frequently writes on leadership and the workplace.


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