The Delicate Art of Managing Up
December 5, 2017
Chrissy Scivicque for Executive Secretary Magazine
As a former executive assistant, I know what it’s like to feel like a professional nag. Keeping my executive on task and on time were two of the most important elements of my role. That meant a lot of pesky—and sometimes pushy—reminders. It meant steering him in the right direction, even when he was dead set on going the other way. Sometimes, it meant hovering over his shoulder until he finally did what he was supposed to do.
Of course, it…
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