You hear a lot about ‘managing up’ these days as a crucial skill to stand out as a professional, grow your leadership skills, and keep yourself sane when working with a manager who is pulled in many different directions. However, what does ‘managing up’ look like in practice? And how can you successfully exercise this skill to achieve your professional goals?
Join the Young Professionals Affinity Group for an interactive workshop on how to effectively manage your supervisor with confidence and ease. You will walk away from this event with tools and strategies to overcome your biggest ‘managing up’ challenges, and an action plan on how to implement your takeaways to create an immediate impact in your workplace.
Christa Davis is a leadership & executive coach, and is the owner of Christa Davis Coaching. She coaches women professionals to gain the clarity, motivation, and confidence to love their jobs or leave them. Christa has worked with clients across the world, helping them quit unfulfilling jobs, recover from burnout, and step into their dream, whether launching their own business, landing the perfect corporate role, or taking the right actions to love their current job.
In addition to coaching, Christa is the founder of ‘Women Leaders: Love Your Job or Leave It”, a group which offers monthly coaching events and workshops for women professionals in the DC area. She is passionate about sharing her expertise with women in the community, and has facilitated programming for Lean In DC, Junior League, Congressional Women’s Staff Association, Women’s Information Network, among other organizations that serve women. She is also a member of the Steering Committee for the Washington Network Group’s Women’s Leadership Forum.
Prior to launching her business, Christa worked in the nonprofit industry in fundraising and communications. In this role, she managed the planning and execution of donor and visibility events, and contributed to the development of 6-figure corporate partnerships, private donor relationships, and cause-marketing campaigns.
Christa received her coach training through the Institute of Professional Excellence in Coaching (iPEC), and is a certified professional coach recognized by the International Coach Federation. She holds a B.A. in International Affairs and a M.A. in Organizational Leadership & Learning, both from the George Washington University. To learn more, please visit https://www.christadaviscoaching.com/