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If you've ever left a job because of an unbearable boss, you're not alone. But quitting isn’t your only recourse. If you follow the wise counsel of Mary Abbajay, you can learn how to ‘manage your manager.' MANAGING UP is full of savvy advice for improving your relationship with your boss and getting the most out of your job. Daniel H. Pink
author of DRIVE and WHEN
A refreshing take on managing your career! No more excuses for why you’re unhappy at work and can’t achieve your goals. Abbajay proves you can succeed with any type of boss – you just have to ditch the drama, accept the boss you have, and understand that the only person you can change is yourself. An empowering read for employees at every stage of their career! Cy Wakeman New York Times Bestselling Author and Drama Researcher
Newest book is No Ego, How leaders can cut the cost of workplace drama, end entitlement and drive big results
What makes Abbajay’s book stand out is its direct no-nonsense approach to managing up. It’s a virtual how-to book for working with any boss packed with specific ways to deal with different higher ups. A triumph of a book. Alex Orfinger, Executive Vice President, American City Business Journals
Mary Abbajay’s knowledge and experience in understanding leadership styles is as extensive as it is terrific! Her advice is relevant, accurate and deployable in the modern workplace. Jeffery M Rubery, Washington DC Market President, BB&T Bank
A refreshing and empowering take on managing your career. Abbajay presents a proactive—and pragmatic guide to understanding your boss and taking control of your own career path. Muriel Maignan Wilkins, Co-Author, Own the Room: Discover Your Signature Voice to Master Your Leadership Presences & Co-Founder, Paravis Partners
This is a no-B.S. guide to decoding “The Boss” and navigating various management styles to advance your career (without losing your soul). Really a “must read” for people looking to maximize their career opportunities and young professionals aspiring to accelerate their success. Cary Hatch, CEO, Brand Advocate
MDB Communications
Managing Up is NOT a soft, passive approach to managing your career. It is a strong, proactive guide to understanding your boss and taking control of your own career path. Michael Klein, Past Executive Vice President
MTV & Condé Nast Entertainment
Abbajay’s keen understanding of personality and leadership styles is unmatched! This is the book you need to read to achieve your best career possible. Douglas M. Duncan, President and CEO
Leadership Greater Washington
Abbajay offers fantastic tips and insight for all career stages - every last word is a gem of career advice that will empower your approach to managing your career and your boss. A must read! Diana Echevarria, Director
Newman’s Own Foundation Fellowship Program
As a business owner managing hundreds of personalities, Abbajay’s advice and perspective is refreshing and very needed to cut through the noise of the management book genre. I cannot wait to share copies with my team and discuss how we can ALL play a role in managing a great company. Gina Schaefer, Founder and CEO
A Few Cool Hardware Stores/Former ACE Hardware Board Member
Managing Up is a critical skill for career success and Mary Abbajay has written the definitive guide. Managing Up is full of practical advice and tips that will help you (and your boss!) succeed. Steve Ressler
Founder GovLoop.com
In a world where we all must be more entrepreneurial to keep pace with the rapid changes in technology and the jobs we do, Managing Up is an important tool kit for people looking to keep up. Leadership comes from above and below–if you know how to do it. Read this book. Jonathan Aberman
Managing Director, Amplifier Ventures

 

MANAGING UP: How to Move Up, Win at Work, and Succeed with Any Type of Boss by Mary Abbajay

“If you've ever left a job because of an unbearable boss, you're not alone. But quitting isn’t your only recourse. If you follow the wise counsel of Mary Abbajay, you can learn how to ‘manage your manager.’ MANAGING UP is full of savvy advice for improving your relationship with your boss and getting the most out of your job.”

—Daniel H. Pink, author of DRIVE and WHEN

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