How to manage others to do the work for you is really an art from. This art has been perfected by some experts in the field. Outsiders think that it is the manager who is doing all the work whereas in reality it is the other way round. Legwork of others is being used to further own ends. One thing, the flattery costs nothing, sweet words cost nothing and yet they are the ingredients for success formula. If you are related to some higher up, then nobody can bend even a single hair of yours. They will fear you and seek favours from you will reward you with favours even without your asking for them.