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GAINING MANAGER

BUY-IN

We know it can be challenging to have a conversation about this opportunity with managers. However, with the right preparation, you can demonstrate how it is a win-win scenario for all.

Show your manager the benefits of Stretch@KP

by reflecting on the following:

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Take time to think about your ideal project

  • What skills are you looking to develop? 

  • How will this experience help your role and team?

  • What skills do you already possess that you can use immediately on a project?

  • What department/function do you want exposure to and why?

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Think about how your participation will benefit your manager

  • Highlight the benefits for Kaiser overall.

  • Compare costs with other alternatives.

  • Share statistics of engaged employees’ productivity.

  • Provide insight into the value and goals of the project.

  • Let your manager know they can utilize Stretch@KP to gain access to extra resources for their own projects.

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Craft a meaningful email

  • Express how Stretch@KP is the next step to your professional development.

  • Visit our SharePoint site to download an email template to help start the conversation.

  • Remember, you know your manager so edit to your needs and decide on the best language to use.