You Can’t Sit Out of Office Politics, But You Can Learn How to Handle Them
Unless your work only involves you, yourself, and me, you’ll be working with people in a team. And that usually means dealing with different perspectives and personalities and the tricky situations that arise when they clash. Find out from the Thinkfluencers on this topic how to cultivate the best working relationships with your bosses and colleagues.
Would you like to know how to handle a conflict with your coworker? Or, are you leading a team of warring employees? Well, you’ve come to the right place. These podcasts, videos and powerreads will introduce you to different strategies to de-escalate and resolve conflicts constructively and healthily. From tips on how to open a conversation with that toxic colleague to handling mediation meetings with the utmost diplomacy, we’ve got you covered.
Simply put, “managing up” is about making your boss's job easier; however, that’s not always that easy! What if you have the boss from hell? What do you do if they’re volatile? What if you sit miles away from them and have never met them other than on a Zoom call? Here you’ll hear how experts from companies, including BNP Paribas, Siemens, and LinkedIn, have navigated these tricky situations and even built chemistry with their superiors.
Are you feeling excluded at work or are you being “othered”? Does everyone around you have different opinions and is pulling you in different directions? Maybe you’re one of the 33% of American workers engaged in a workplace romance? Don’t worry, we’ve got you! These Thinkfluencers will give you actionable steps to take to handle these tricky situations and many more that will undoubtedly arise over the course of your career.
It’s no secret that to get ahead in your career, you’ve got to make an effort to cultivate a good working relationship with your colleagues and your boss. If you’re wondering how to do this, especially with those that are making it pretty tricky, listen to what these expert Thinkfluencers have to say:
Nandu NandkishoreFormer CEONestle
Dr. Mark FrankSocial PsychologistState University of New York
Rod StrotherFormer Managing Director and Head of DX APAC | SVP & General Manager, JAPACEdelman
Mariana MelconHead of Data Science for Guided SellingHP
Kevin AckhurstFormer Head of Sales, JAPACHubspot
Do you want to find out how you can switch things up in your career or how to get your next promotion? These Thinkfluencers know how to strategize their next career move, navigate internal politics and can help you do the same.