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When management doesn’t listen … tips to improve your persuasiveness

CGA0910-2010CoverDear Merge,

Over the past year, I’ve been working closely with my company’s senior management, and at the beginning, I thought this was a great opportunity. But now I’m finding that my voice isn’t being heard, and it’s very aggravating.  I was given this assignment because of my expertise in this area, so you’d think that senior management would value and appreciate my input.  Instead, I feel like they’re ignoring what I have to say. What can I do to get the attention and credit that my ideas deserve?

I answered this not-so-uncommon question in the latest issue of CGA Magazine.  For four specific tips on communicating upwards more effectively, read the entire article here.

What are your experiences and insights?

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