Jun 3, 2023
Getting your new program initiatives accepted requires overcoming a lot. So, to help you get that done—and impress your boss doing it—you need to have a winning strategy.
The corporate budget is a funny thing. Getting approval on a budget in the corporate world doesn’t mean you get to spend it. Quite the contrary. You often have to get the budget approved for what you might spend and then when you want to spend it, you get approval again.
When you read it written out like that, it sounds super inefficient and completely silly. However, my guess is that many of you that are responsible for a budget know exactly what we mean.
Plus, change is hard for people. As a champion of a business program that would result in significant change, you are already going to have a challenging time getting that approved.
This episode helps you get through this inefficient and silly process successfully, and impressing your boss while you do it. We share our tips and tricks for handling this process with clarity, influence, political awareness, realism, credibility, and professionalism.
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