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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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There are times when being a wimp can help you. “It can help you successfully navigate volatile situations, protect important relationships and get you what you want professionally,” says communication consultant Geoffrey Tumlin.
Tech firms are known for hiring the smartest people, not necessarily the most adept at leading others. If leadership development seems challenging in your operation, ask yourself these questions.
Managers have a responsibility to address others’ concerns in an effective, considerate way. Six things to avoid saying at all costs:
Group brainstorming meetings can become productive drivers of company innovation or simply a waste of time. Tips on successfully managing them:
Does bullying occur at your office? What can managers do when they become aware of bullying? Brad Karsh, president of JB Training Solutions and co-author of Manager 3.0: A Millennial’s Guide to Rewriting the Rules of Management, offers the following tips.
Ready to inspire greatness in your team? Leadership expert Mark Hopkins believes success starts with creating a personal vision.
When longtime staff or specialized, skilled workers leave, they often take with them the history and knowledge of certain processes and procedures. Managers, already short-staffed from prior cutbacks during the recession, may not have developed written procedures for each job function. How to simplify procedures and create best practices:
Given the general acceleration of things, the “first 100 days” as a measure of an executive’s effectiveness, first used in 1933, has sped up. So how would that work for a new CEO?
Thanks to Mike Duke’s detail-mindedness with data and scheduling, Lee Scott thinks his successor as Walmart CEO is a better manager than he was himself. “Mike is not only a good leader but a really good manager,” Scott says.
You’ve seen it happen: A supposedly small-scale project grows steadily out of proportion, sucking in resources and making your team work exhausting hours with no end in sight.Before you know it, the project you’re charged with managing is managing you. While you can’t predict when this will occur, you can take action to lessen its impact on the team.