Managing Upwards2018-01-08T13:16:10+00:00

Sally Foley-Lewis



with Sally Foley-Lewis

Manage Expectations And Communicate Your Achievement More Effectively

  • 60-90 minute interactive webinars
  • Customised specially for your organisation
  • Staff can attend while sitting at their desks
  • Easy-to-use Zoom webinar platform
  • Live Q&A session included
All participants will receive

  • A downloadable handout prior to the webinar
  • Recording of the webinar

Managing Upwards

When you understand your manager – determining working style, preferred communication style, process for handling conflict, etc. – you are equipped to more effectively manage your relationship with him/her. Learn how to manage expectations and communicate your achievement and areas for improvement more effectively. Be able to present problems and potential solutions in a way that your manager can respond effectively for business success. Managing upwards doesn’t have to be challenging or awkward when you know how.


  1. Understand the different behavioural styles
  2. Apply the knowledge of the different styles to communication and working styles
  3. Develop strategies for effective conflict handling
  4. Know managers expectations and how to manage yourself to meet expectations
  5. Adopt strategies for presenting problems for fast and effective solutions
  6. Be able to give feedback to your manager easily and confidently

About Sally Foley-Lewis

Sally fast tracks productivity! She’ll empower you to be more conscious of your thinking and actions: to be strong, authentic and confident in your roles. Sally is the skill-builder and insight igniter who prepares and helps people create more success.

Sally has inspired people across a range of industries: from health clubs in Germany to shipbuilding yards and oil and gas companies in the Middle East, to community organisations in outback Australia. She has also helped managers and leaders in aviation, telcos, hospitality, education, professional services and finance.

With 15+ years experience, Sally brings diverse program and project management and leadership experiences to her speaking, training and facilitating. She is a straight-talker, with a wicked sense of humour, as she inspires people to be where they belong and feel valued.

“I have nothing but words of appreciation for Ms Sally Foley-Lewis. She has been a great instructor and definitely made an impact on attendees. I thoroughly enjoyed the sessions, which has been a tremendous boost to my self esteem. Now I feel confident and sure of myself in my job. I wouldn’t have missed it for the world!”
Shaji George, HR Specialist, Kuwait Energy
“Sally presented an informative, practical and relevant training session. Sally quickly engaged with the group and kept their interest for the whole session. It was a highly interactive session and the group felt comfortable to enter into discussions with Sally. Certainly, all the group’s needs were addressed, and the attendees felt comfortable discussing the issues raised. The session was practical and handled with experience to an adult audience. I can highly recommend Sally as an experienced trainer and coach. Sally is highly professional and is very approachable and friendly. Thanks Sally for your brilliant training session.”
Adrienne McLean, Director, The Speakers Practice
“As a trainer, Sally is fully of energy, engaging and incredibly creative. She brings the best out in people and keeps the enthusiasm in the room, even in the face of a tough audience.”
Sarah Green
“I have seen Sally deliver numerous presentations and also conduct training sessions to groups of 100 or more. She has a very pleasant style and engages an audience from the first few words. Sally is very energetic and provides lots of valuable information to the listeners, with an entertaining delivery. Sally is an expert in gaining audience participation which always commands a high attention level throughout. I happily recommend Sally Foley-Lewis for any form of corporate training.”
Rick Haynes, Business Development Executive, Transcoast Express Pty Ltd
“Sally’s engagement with the participants was a delight to watch and equally to experience. The content of her session was high quality and demanded attention. Her humour and warmth made her presentation very memorable.”
Frances Cahill, Founder and Director, Ask aunt Em