Meeting A Senior Executive
- How do I prepare to meet someone senior?
- What kind of things do I need to be prepared to talk about?
- What do I do if it goes wrong?
This cast helps you deal with meeting a member of the business who is two or more levels above you in the organization hierarchy.
One of the recommendations we make in Manager Tools is that every manager who has managers below them needs to periodically have a 'skip meeting'. That means she meets with not her directs, but their directs. That's all very well and beneficial for the manager, but it can be intimidating directs' directs. If you find yourself in that position, what can you do to give a good impression and not embarrass yourself?