Career Managing Up → Energizer: Strategies

Build the relationship.

Think fast, move fast.

Get excited about his ideas.

Listen up.

Don't always point out problems with his ideas.

Plan and execute.

Double-check his ideas before taking actions.

Show your face. Doing work face-to-face will give you the opportunity to build relationship with him.

Master the art of pop-in if he likes about quick and open conversations.

Be creative with new ideas.

Praise them publicly and authentically.

Be positive and support new ideas from the outset.

Get involved in team projects and volunteer to lead.

Keep track of new projects and follow up before spending time on plans and details.

Meet with your boss regularly and get to know her as a person.

Seek guidance for priorities and then execute the details.