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Management training isn’t just for newbies and novices – managers and supervisors of all levels and all ages need actionable management practices to bring to their department, division or company. Learn how to be the best boss you can be by expanding your management skills, managing change effectively and bring strong leadership into your everyday management practices.

One important way to judge your success as a manger is by the success of your employees. An effective manager isn’t just a boss who can extract the most productivity from his people, but the one who produces great future managers. How can you be sure that under your leadership managers will blossom?

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Being promoted to a new role or project is an exciting time in your career, particu­larly if the additional responsibility repre­sents a significant step forward. Nevertheless, increased power often means overwhelming pressure to perform. Here are four ways to deal with the feeling that you’re in over your head.

 

“If you look in the mirror and don’t see plenty of flaws, you’re delusional,” says tech consultant Steve Tobak. “And companies are entirely made up of imperfect people, just like you.” Still, he says, some leaders “more or less” know what they’re doing.

When you start your first job as a manager, don’t rush in and begin changing everything. Instead, get in learning mode, writes Dorothy Tannahill-Moran.
A “loyal and hardworking” accounts payable clerk was accused of embezzling $1 million from the Archdiocese of New York. Although perceived as an outstanding employee, she had been stealing since she was hired.
You start off as a functional leader, and within a few years, you’re tapped to lead at a higher level. But you’re struggling—it’s different at the top. At this point, it’s crucial to make a series of (sometimes tricky) shifts to make the leap to enterprise leadership.
This season, the Washington Nationals have stood at or near the top of their division because they have a skipper who knows how to lead: Davey Johnson.

No one—not even CEOs—can do it all without sound guidance and advice. In a recent Booz & Company study of CEO turnover, leaders explained how they learned what they needed to know, when they needed to know it.

After a diagnosis, patients at the Mayo Clinic meet with a team of specialists who help them understand what’s happening so they can decide about treatment together, says president and CEO Denis Cortese. This kind of teamwork is the stock-in-trade of Cortese, who won last year’s top leadership award from the National Center for Healthcare Leadership.

One simple principle is overlooked time and again during our busy days: Staying healthy has a positive effect not only on a manager’s work performance but also on the performance of his or her team.
One of the biggest project management pitfalls is “scope creep,” otherwise known as the tendency for a project to expand over time. Here are six rules to prevent the pain and problems of scope creep:
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