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7 tips for managing up

Managing up is an important skill for admins at every level to master. Melba Duncan, president of The Duncan Group and author of The New Executive Assistant, offers these seven tips to help you improve your ability.
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Leash those emails until they're ready

Here's a sequel to the classic tip about always attaching a document before you actually compose an email to avoid the "oops" moment of forgetting to include it. Remember also to enter the recipient’s address in the “To” field only after you write and re-read your message. Take the vow: No more prematurely sent emails in 2015!

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