Top Takeaways

You will receive a framework with a "managing up" process that's easy to follow.
You will learn how to assess how well you are doing in managing up.
You will learn how to hold a challenging feedback conversation.
You will gain confidence in managing up.
You'll have a chance to share your concerns about managing up.

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Everyone should know more about managing up at work. Today’s workplaces are complex, fast-paced, matrixed, and often remote or hybrid, which adds to the challenge and necessity of managing up intentionally, efficiently, and effectively. This 60-minute workshop makes the case for strategic “upward” relationship management with data and stories. It recognizes the importance and value of establishing working relationships based upon...

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Interactive Workshop

Best for employees who want to talk, connect, and engage in hands-on training.

Best for teams up to 60 people

Facilitated Learning

Best for employees who like to listen with some engagement and discussion throughout.

Best for teams up to 90 people

Lecture Followed by Q&A

Best for employees who like to listen, absorb and ask questions at the end. Can also be a keynote or speech.

Best for teams up to 120 people

Class Durations

Flexible class lengths to meet your team’s needs.


More About Trish Foster

Trish is a DE&I change agent, a sought-after DE&I speaker, advisor, writer, and workshop facilitator, and also a certified energy healing practitioner. She's on a mission to help organizations become more inclusive for all employees. A sampling of her expertise and passion includes allyship across identity difference – including race and gender – inclusive leadership, psychological safety, intersectionality, sponsorship and...

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