Leaders & Managers
From the nitty gritty of daily management to addressing your aspirations of leadership, this section for leaders & managers tells you how to make strong leadership decisions, build effective teams, delegate and stay above the everyday management muddle.
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Underlying the list of what needs to get done is the list of what your team needs to get things done. Satisfy those basic needs, build a culture of trust, and people will follow. To build a culture that satisfies basic needs, create a sense of stability.
From his childhood on the White Earth reservation in Minnesota through his career in baseball, Charles Albert Bender developed various pitches (maybe even the game’s first slider) and a reputation for dependability in the clutch. Bender never let anyone see him sweat ...
Observation and feedback are essential to your role as a leader. How to make sure you keep paying attention:
Let managers know you’ll back them up—and then actually back them up. The most important thing you can say: “I will fight for you ..."
Some leaders earn their berth through their execution skills. Others get ahead through their ideas. Mathematician Benoit Mandelbrot fell into the second group.