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Originally presented May 11, 2022

This presentation is for you if:

  • * You like your boss, and your boss likes you. 
  • * You are concerned because your manager is behaving out of character during the pandemic. 
  • * Your manager is GUILTY of selling out their staff, the profession, or Santa Claus. 

Your capacity to influence your manager is directly tied to key capacities that you have sole control over. In this hour, Sonya Schryer Norris will talk about cultivating your capacity to manage:

  • * Being easy to say “No” to.
  • * When it’s all about you: tell the truth.
  • * Accepting clarity as kindness.
  • * What does your boss want? Give it to them.

Sonya talks about proven, healthy, concrete methods that employees can use to work more effectively with their manager.

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Managing Up Slides

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Managing Up Chat

Sonya Schryer Norris

Sonya Schryer Norris has spent 16 years as a consultant to library staff in Michigan and around the country. She is a trainer and instructional designer who taught eAccessibility to 300+ library staff in Michigan. Her Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Accessibility modules for library staff are available in over 100 Niche Academies. Sonya has written for Computers in Libraries, Library Journal, and Gale/Cengage and she’s a regular presenter for multiple divisions of the American Library Association. Sonya developed the Plum Librarian consulting firm to help libraries get to What's Next for them.

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