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MANAGING COMMUNITIES [Management] What Does it Take to Be a Great Community Manager?
| THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2011
photo credit: achimh Earlier this week, William Ruzvidzo invited me to answer a question on Quora, “What does it take to be a great community manager?” ” Mr. Rudvidzo is a Community Manager at 49Pixels. great community manager has experience. Managing the Communitythink [.].
MANAGEMENT IS A JOURNEY [Management] March Management Journey Carnival
| MONDAY, MARCH 19, 2012
Welcome to the March 2012 edition of the Management Journey Carnival! Topics for this month’s Management Journey Blog Carnival include communication, marketing, employee engagement, product development, innovation, ethics, workplace diversity, talent management, conflict resolution, social networks, and other related topics.
WOMEN ON BUSINESS [Management] Tips for Managing Your Intern
| TUESDAY, MAY 28, 2013
Leadership Management News and Insights Small Business Workplace Issues 'We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] If you haven''t already done so, update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. link].
LEAD CHANGE BLOG [Management] Let’s Get Rid of Management
| WEDNESDAY, JULY 18, 2012
Posted in Leadership Coaching Leadership Development Workplace Issues “People don’t want to be managed. Whoever heard of a world manager? They don’t manage. Leadership Coaching Leadership Development Workplace Issues employee engagement leader Leadership manage people micro-management people management trust
SURVIVE YOUR PROMOTION [Management] Management vs. Leadership
| MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2010
Must all managers be leaders? The leader sets up the target, inspires the troops and then moves on to other things while the manager develops and implements a tactical plan to achieve the goal. Great managers need to actively develop and grow their leadership skills. Are your management skills up to scratch? can help!
JESSE LYN STONER BLOG [Management] Ten Tips for Delegating – The Best Time Management Tool
| WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2013
'Jerome said his biggest problem was time management. When I asked how his team was doing, Jerome said that managing them was a huge time drain. He was overloaded with work and was starting to get stressed. Jerome was the head of his department and considered a “high potential” and had been referred for coaching by his boss.
SURVIVE YOUR PROMOTION [Management] Understanding HR – Basics for Managers
| MONDAY, JUNE 10, 2013
'As a manager, unless you are working in a very tiny company you will most likely have access to an HR department to handle some of the back-end paperwork for your team. If you had to know all about HR in order to be a manager, in addition to everything you need to know about your industry and your team’s function, it would be overwhelming.
WOMEN ON BUSINESS [Management] Event Management Trends that Dominated 2013
| THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2013
Management Marketing event management event marketing event planning 'We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] If you haven''t already done so, update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. link].
LET'S GROW LEADERS [Management] Managing Up When You’re Down: The Power of POISE
| THURSDAY, APRIL 4, 2013
'When the going gets tough, managing up gets tougher. The post Managing Up When You’re Down: The Power of POISE appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Authenticity Communication confidence grow your career courage downsizing fear human resources managing up managing your boss Scared stifles truth.
LET'S GROW LEADERS [Management] Stack Ranking Performance Management Systems
| MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2013
Plus, I had […] The post Stack Ranking Performance Management Systems appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. 'My boss’ voice was visibly shaken on the other end of the phone. “What?” ” I was shocked. This woman had a hell of year.
MANAGING LEADERSHIP [Management] Just management
| TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2009
All we have is you: the manager. But what if you and your fellow managers didn’t bother with this, how long do you suppose your organizations would continue as viable entities? You can’t even manage material assets quite that easily; things change – weather, prices, availability of logistics and storage. You have to manage.
LINKED 2 LEADERSHIP [Management] Managing Up by Speaking Up
| MONDAY, JUNE 3, 2013
'Managing your job and career can be difficult at times. And one of the biggest difficulties for many is managing one element that is often found to be the linchpin in one’s career: the boss. Many people disconnect from this element because of fear, perceived backlash, or they just were never told to do this. […].
LEADING BLOG [Management] 7 Keys to Managing Willful Blindness
| TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2011
Heffernan suggests several ways we can manage our blindness: Reexamine Your Life. We can’t escape willful blindness. It’s a human phenomenon,” admits Margaret Heffernan, “to which we all succumb in matters little and large.” Sometimes we do have the courage to see. Our brain likes the familiar. It doesn’t operate in neutral. Go home.
MANAGERS ARE HEROES [Management] 19 Ways to Become the Manager Everyone Wants to Work For
| SUNDAY, JUNE 30, 2013
'Management is not a popularity contest. But there are proven ways to become the manager everyone wants to work for: 1) Demand excellence. No hard-working employee wants to work for a manager who tolerates poor performance. Managers today must provide the vision and the tools – and then get out of the way. Be silly.
LINKED 2 LEADERSHIP [Management] How to Manage Conflicts the Emotionally Intelligent Way
| THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 2013
Managing conflicts can be a stressful experience for all parties involved. Conflict Management Emotionally Intelligent Leadership Leadership Lessons Learned business decision making emotional intelligence leadershipConflicts are present in our lives no matter whether we are at work or home or in a volunteer position.
LEAD ON PURPOSE [Management] Managing conflict
| SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2012
The Product Management Perspective: Product managers play a key role in the culture of the teams they work with. “In a environment that is often fearful and ego-driven, she created a space where people could give up their worries and thrive.”. What if we systematically misunderstood that cause? Conflicts will arise.
EXECUPUNDIT [Management] Management Question: Time Management
| WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29, 2012
"On most days, is your work schedule an ally or an adversary
MANAGEMENT IS A JOURNEY [Management] Five Strategies For Managing the Fear of Change
| TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2011
Change Management change strategy emotional intelligence leadership management performance management strategic thinkingLike the penguins residing on this melting iceberg, change is inevitable as John Kotter explains so well in his writings.
WHAT DO YOU WANT FROM THEM [Management] Managing All (Psychological) Types Of People
| MONDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2011
My sales management teacher had me hooked on John Maxwells 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership video tape series and Dale Carnegies book How to Win Friends and Influence People. My first few resumes included phrases like Fast learner and Excellent time management skills. Awareness of Self. Self-awareness 101. Understanding of Self.
MODERN SERVANT LEADER [Management] Does People Management Constrain Leadership?
| TUESDAY, MAY 22, 2012
You do not need a manager or employees reporting to you. Managing people has been the most universal sign of “leadership” in business. However, along with people management comes specific responsibilities, liabilities and expectations from your employer. Leadership Constraints of People Management.
MANAGING COMMUNITIES [Management] A Community Management Perspective on the Violentacrez/Reddit Troll Story
| THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2012
Community Cultivation Managing Staff Managing the Community ThinkingPlease Update Your ManagingCommunities.com RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you.
CEO BLOG [Management] Management - Its not what you Think
| SUNDAY, JANUARY 2, 2011
CEO Blog - Time Leadership Sunday, January 02, 2011 Management - Its not what you Think Management - Its Not What You Think is a book of articles edited and complied by Henry Mintzberg. Ian Hamilton "Managing without managers," Ricardo Semler The collection articles emphasize that Leadership is messy and there is no right answer.
LEAD CHANGE BLOG [Management] Time Management Tips to Reduce Stress: Part II
| WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6, 2012
Posted in Leadership Development In Part I, we discussed the first three steps to better manage your time. Remember, time management is the act of exercising conscious control over how you spend your time in an attempt to increase efficiency or productivity. Time management is impossible without the person making an honest [.].
TANVEER NASEER [Management] What Managers Are Looking For In Tomorrow’s Leaders
| TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2013
No one ever spelled it out and there were no set expectations for becoming a manager at the company. The basis for my new book, “ Promote Yourself ”, is that I wanted to reveal the criteria that managers were using to evaluate employees for management roles. 'The following is guest piece by Dan Schawbel.
LEADING BLOG [Management] Managing With a Conscience
| FRIDAY, JANUARY 27, 2012
Frank Sonnenberg makes the case in Managing with a Conscience , that the only sustainable way to succeed is the right way—not cutting corners—emphasizing the intangibles like trust, creativity, focus, speed, flexibility, relationships, loyalty, and employee commitment. Management should announce an open-door policy. How true.
RON EDMONDSON [Management] 7 Things I Learned from a Poor Management Experience
| MONDAY, MARCH 19, 2012
was in college, but serving as an area manager for a large department store. How did management handle the issue? The morning after the arrival of our new case of extenders, a memo was sent to all area managers, in every department, throughout the store. Years ago I was working in retail. You know you wanted to know that.).
LEAD ON PURPOSE [Management] Manager vs. ?
| MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2010
“Manager is an interesting title. An account manager is different from a store manager. Even within the title of “store manager the scope and breadth of responsibility varies widely. The manager of a 7-Eleven has significantly different responsibilities than the manager of a Costco store.
EXECUPUNDIT [Management] Reverse Management
| SATURDAY, APRIL 16, 2011
Let's pretend that we are going to set up an organization and that our goal is to foster poor management. Isolate upper management. Turn the lawyers loose on the managers. What might we do? Put teams in rigid boxes to discourage cooperation between work units. Give employees inaccurate job descriptions. Exile mavericks.
CREATE LEARNING [Management] Are you a “Big Enough” Manager?
| MONDAY, APRIL 30, 2012
While having a manager who has the same capability may sound nice, it creates tension. Tension between the Manager and you, because the manager knows that s/he cannot offer and add any value to your work. It’s rarer, unfortunately, to have a manager who is “Big Enough” to fill the role of being your manager.
LEAD CHANGE BLOG [Management] 16 Beliefs Held By Effective People Managers
| FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 2011
Your personal beliefs can enhance or limit your effectiveness as a manager. Here are 16 beliefs that can help you manage people optimally. Career Development Leadership Coaching Leadership Development Workplace Issues ask coach employee engagement engage inspire listen manage managing people people management team
LEADING IN CONTEXT [Management] Managing Ethical Leadership as a Performance System
| WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26, 2013
This graphic shows what an integrated ethical leadership performance management system might look like. Ethical Organization Trends ethical leadership ethical performance ethical performance management ethics what is ethical leadership
MANAGING COMMUNITIES [Management] Community Members Do Not Care What the Community Manager’s Job Title Is (and “Manager” is Accurate)
| THURSDAY, JUNE 27, 2013
Managing the Community Thinking 'Please Update Your ManagingCommunities.com RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you.
GREAT LEADERSHIP [Management] 8 Condescending Things a Manager Should Avoid Saying to an Employee
| MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2013
Most managers would be shocked if they found out they were seen as condescending. However, even decent managers sometimes say things to their employees, with good intentions, that may come across as condescending. condescending coaching respect arrogance management No, she really doesn’t – you do. How about you?
EXECUPUNDIT [Management] Management Challenges
| THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2013
'To know what''s really going on. To plan without stifling. To achieve and then change. To foster trust. To learn from fools. To shun empty results. To be close enough to care and far enough to see. To simplify your message. To listen to the whispers. To adopt the proper pace and timing. To hear the unsaid. To resist smugness. To spot a dodge.
WOMEN ON BUSINESS [Management] Managing Virtual Teams: Three Keys to Success
| WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13, 2012
Guest post by business strategy and management education expert Trish Gorman (learn more about Trish at the end of this post). Most of us realize that high-performing teams are not really “managed.” Keeping three things in mind will help you move from serving as a glorified meeting manager to becoming a true team leader.
TALENT TECHNOLOGIES [Management] Talent management infographic
| THURSDAY, MAY 24, 2012
ADP has produced this talent management infographic which, as we’ve been saying for some time now, demonstrates that companies have a lot of work to do to bring their talent management strategies up to scratch! 58% of HR spends more time on admin than strategy ! Featured Talent
MANAGEMENT IS A JOURNEY [Management] Employee Turnover: Are Your Managers Running for the Door?
| FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2012
Employee turnover takes on another dynamic when it is management turnover. Management employee engagement employee turnover management organizational productivity people skillsAn improving economy brings a changing dynamic in the workplace. The talent begins to run for the door to seek other employment opportunities.
STRATEGY DRIVEN [Management] StrategyDriven Launches Operational Risk Management Resource Forum
| WEDNESDAY, JULY 10, 2013
'StrategyDriven is proud to announce the launch of a risk management resource forum; providing innovative thought leadership and collaboration opportunities to help leaders effectively address their most pressing operational risks. You just finished reading StrategyDriven Launches Operational Risk Management Resource Forum !
GREAT LEADERSHIP [Management] Top 10 Excuses for Being a Lousy Manager
| WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2012
Throughout the course of my career in leadership development, I’ve had the opportunity to confront, counsel, and console a lot of bad managers. As an HR manager, I sometimes had to discipline or even fire bad managers. More often, it was as a result of a manager receiving a rough 360 assessment. Really?! mean, seriously?
LEADING STRATEGIES [Management] Top 3 Change Management Mistakes
| MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2012
Mistakes in technique – With any change management effort, plan on mistakes in technique. While there are several contenders for serious change management mistakes, here are my top three. In change management, it’s normal to make mistakes in technique but the follow-through must focus on the goals until reached. Bad move.
MANAGING COMMUNITIES [Management] “Managing Online Forums” Turns 4 Years Old
| THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2012
Saturday will mark four years since the official publication date of my book, “Managing Online Forums.” Managing Online Forums (Book
MANAGING COMMUNITIES [Management] Community Managers: Disconnect From Your Community Once in a While
| MONDAY, JUNE 18, 2012
photo credit: cdedbdme Sometimes, it is easy to think that the communities we manage will face dire consequences if we are not around for a while. Managing the CommunityAnd that thought leads to a fear of being away. That’s understandable, but it’s not accurate or healthy.
THE ORGANIZED EXECUTIVE'S BLOG [Management] Management for the ages
| TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011
15 audio conference “Suddenly in Charge: Rules of the Road for Managing Up in the Top-Down World of Business.. One-size-fits-all management might have worked in the ’50s, when men of a certain age managed younger workers, but today’s management team is quite diverse. In many cases she is the manager.
LEAD CHANGE BLOG [Management] The Best Leaders Can Manage and the Best Managers Can Lead
| MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2012
Posted in Leadership Development Though leadership and management are not interchangeable terms, the terms can be put together productively. Does a great leader equate to a great manager? Let’s think about the daily lives of leaders and managers and also compare those who are role models with those who are not. While [.].
MANAGEMENT IS A JOURNEY [Management] August Management Journey Carnival
| MONDAY, AUGUST 20, 2012
The Management Journey Carnival is published on the third Monday of each month. Welcome to the August 2012 edition of the Management Journey Carnival. Blog Carnival employee engagement innovation management motivation people skills performance management
LEAD CHANGE BLOG [Management] Are You Too Nice To Be A Great Manager?
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20, 2011
Effective managers create expectations, insist on excellent and confront poor performance. Over 40 percent of managers, however, under-perform on these “Requiring” activities. Many of these managers fear they will come across as mean or combative, an image they want to avoid.
MANAGEMENT EXCELLENCE [Management] Art of Managing—Always Be Building
| WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2013
Art of Managing Leadership Leading Change Management Innovation change Cultivating High Performance Culture and Change 'We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
QASPIRE BLOG [Management] Project Management: Science? Art? Common Sense?
| TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2012
I recently heard someone saying, “ Project management is just science. ” “Do I agree?” Here is what I think: Project management is both science and art, but it is the art of project management that makes great project managers. Join in the conversation: Do you agree that project management is just science?
MANAGEMENT IS A JOURNEY [Management] Seven Reasons Why Managers Fail to Plan
| TUESDAY, MAY 15, 2012
This is a familiar saying that many managers have heard and even believe, and yet planning is still a management function that is difficult for them to execute. This is often true for front line managers and for middle managers who have to deal with competing priorities, [.]. Management
CREATE LEARNING [Management] Management vs. Leadership. Like Two Unicorns Sexting
| TUESDAY, JUNE 19, 2012
Listening to a webinar and trolling FaceBook this week Management vs. Leadership reared up, like a lustful unicorn seeking its fictitious mate. Leadership and management are only seen and evidenced through outputs of work. How do you see leadership illustrated through competent management? you sonofawhoreson b h! What else?
CREATE LEARNING [Management] 4 Ways Managers Rob Meaning From Peoples Work
| MONDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2012
Any manager has the ability to make work a joy or miserable. If your manager is great perhaps you are on a project team and that project manager has the ability to make you feel great and want to do more or make you want to stop everything and do as little as possible. It is not the grand programs and engagement seminars.
LEAD CHANGE BLOG [Management] Smoothing the Creases: 5 Ways to Manage Conflict in the Workplace
| FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2013
Leadership Development Team Dynamics Workplace Issues Conflict Management Management team management 'Posted in Leadership Development Team Dynamics Workplace Issues Let’s face it: there is no such a company where literally everyone agrees with each other and where conflicts do not rise. After all, [.] Twitter Google+.
MANAGEMENT IS A JOURNEY [Management] Seven Reasons Not To Have Another Management Meeting
| MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2011
can still remember one of my middle management colleagues (I will call him Jim) and his look of exasperation as our senior management team visited and revisited every point that had been made in countless meetings before. Management communication management organizational productivity performance management
MANAGERS ARE HEROES [Management] Managing Conflict in the Workplace: What is and isn’t Working
| SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2013
'75% of managers polled – recently told us that conflict in their organization is negatively impacting productivity. The post Managing Conflict in the Workplace: What is and isn’t Working appeared first on Managers Are Heroes. Communication Leadership Management Resolving conflict leadership management resolving conflict
MANAGEMENT IS A JOURNEY [Management] Someone Save Me From My Baby Boomer Manager!
| WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2012
Note: Shawn Greene asked me to address the topic of Gen Y team members working for Baby Boomer managers. Management 4 generations people skills survival skillsAs she mentioned, there’s a lot on the web about what Baby Boomers should do for this relationship but not much about what Gen Y should do.
CROSSDERRY BLOG [Management] Interview: Ruthlessly helpful project management
| FRIDAY, JANUARY 13, 2012
Also, Stephen describes a promotion to get 40-percent-off his book at his blog here. We turn to the project manager’s role: Q: Can you give an example or three of how project managers can be “ruthlessly helpful” to their development teams? Continuing my interview with Stephen Ritchie (@ruthlesshelp, blog here ).
LEAD CHANGE BLOG [Management] Prescriptions for Two Common Management Weaknesses
| MONDAY, JULY 18, 2011
Posted in Leadership Development Self Leadership Looking for a fast way to improve how you manage people? Prescriptions for Two Common Management Weaknesses. Leadership Development Self Leadership assert assessment coach engagement Leadership management performance management relate require
MANAGEMENT CRAFT [Management] What is your #management "brand?"
| MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2011
It reminded me that this is one of my favorite things to learn about manager - their unique approach to management. Their management brand. And I would ask how they would describe your management in one sentence. have a friend who manages based on love - his brand is that he manages from love. Management
STRATEGY DRIVEN [Management] Risk Management Best Practice 4 – Risk Quantification
| TUESDAY, JULY 2, 2013
In order for an organization’s leaders to economically manage their business’s risks, they must first understand each risk’s inherent and residual value. Corporate Risk Analysis, Management, and Mitigation. You just finished reading Risk Management Best Practice 4 - Risk Quantification ! All risks, however, are not equal.
LDRLB [Management] Control Freaks in Management
| MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2012
After interviewing more than 10,000 employees at 600+ companies, you start noticing patterns in management, as I’ve written about in Managing (Right) for the First Time. Management seems to attract control freaks in inordinate numbers. LeaderLab baker control managementRight. Not one book, but three. Quality vs. Control.
LEADSTRATEGIC [Management] Stress Management
| THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2011
A small island in the Philippine Sea awaits near Cebu Strait. Shades of dark blue, aquamarine, turquoise. Brilliant. We are island-hopping. It would take several lifetimes to hop to all the islands in the Philippines since there are over 7,000 in this amazing archipelago. Today, we are only hopping to (between?) frontpage
MANAGEMENT IS A JOURNEY [Management] Book Review: Managing Right For The First Time
| WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2011
Managing Right for the First Time is an instructive overview of what it takes to be a new manager in practice–not theory. It is a how-to guide for success for the first-time manager. Rockbench Publishing contacted me and asked if I would do a review of David Baker’s book for first time managers, Managing Right [.].
WOMEN ON BUSINESS [Management] Project Management 101: The Stages of Project Management
| THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 2011
I remember when I picked up my first project management book. was working as a low-level retail manager and thought it would be helpful. And it took me about three years, along with a metric ton of research, reading, and trial and error, but I finally managed to get the basics down. The Stages of Project Management.
CROSSDERRY BLOG [Management] The Tsunami and Knowledge Management
| FRIDAY, APRIL 15, 2011
Filed under: PMO Tagged: CBS News , Japan , Japan earthquake , Knowledge Management , Learning , tacit knowledge , Tsunami. PMO CBS News Japan Japan earthquake Knowledge Management Learning tacit knowledge Tsunami“Remember the calamity of the great tsunamis. Do not build any homes below this point..
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Find out and discover how to better manage your time. Continue reading → Productivity Time Management productivity time log Time management 'Quit wondering where the workday went. Keep a detailed time log for a couple of weeks.
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To check out the article and an abundance of other resources as swell as obtain a free subscription to one or more of the BNET newsletters, please click here. * * * There are as many management [.]. Here is an excerpt from an article written by Steve Tobak for BNET, The CBS Interactive Business Network.
STRATEGY DRIVEN [Management] Complimentary Resource – Emerging Trends in Project Management
| SUNDAY, AUGUST 4, 2013
'Emerging Trends in Project Management. Implementing project management soft skills into your projects will become increasingly important over the next several years; opening your mind to these emerging trends will open your door to new opportunities. Click here for more information on Emerging Trends in Project Management.
ERIC JACOBSON [Management] The Top 20 Leadership Books: What To Give First To A New Manager
| TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2011
Eighteen months ago, I posted the question “ What’s The First Leadership Book You Would Give To a New Manager ?” Covey Leadership and Self-Deception – Arbinger Institute The One Minute Manager – Kenneth H. Books For Managers Management Leadership Books Leadership General Management SkillsCovey and John C.
LDRLB [Management] In Praise of Middle Managers
| MONDAY, MAY 20, 2013
'Middle managers don’t get a lot of attention or respect. Even most business satires are targeted squarely at middle managers, think Michael Scott or Bill Lumberg. In most organizations, the impact of middle managers is just as important as that of senior leadership. But leadership happens at all levels. Teaching.
LEAD ON PURPOSE [Management] Key elements of leadership and product management
| SATURDAY, AUGUST 17, 2013
The role of product manager has become increasingly important to the success of the products and the companies; it has become increasingly strategic. Product managers have to act as the catalyst to drive unity and direction on the team without having management authority over the people (from other teams) they depend on for their success.
LEAD ON PURPOSE [Management] Are You Leading… or Just Managing?
| SATURDAY, JUNE 29, 2013
good worker gets promoted to manager, and maybe goes through a little management training. After a solid performance, that manager will be promoted to a leadership position, under the assumption that their management skills will make them good leaders. So are you a leader or a manager? 'Guest post by Adrienne Erin.
MANAGING COMMUNITIES [Management] Great Community Managers Are Like Batman at The End of “The Dark Knight”
| MONDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2012
Managing the Community ThinkingPlease Update Your ManagingCommunities.com RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you.
GREAT LEADERSHIP [Management] 10 Employee Conversations That Managers Hate to Have
| TUESDAY, JULY 2, 2013
'This post was just published in SmartBlog on Leadership and generated a lot of Twitter traffic: Being a manager means never having to say you’re sorry. Sometimes, as a manager, you have to have difficult conversations with employees that are guaranteed to make them defensive, angry, and not want to hang out with you after work anymore.
ERIC JACOBSON [Management] What 3,129 Hiring Managers Like To See In A Resume
| THURSDAY, JANUARY 19, 2012
If you are a leader looking for a new job, pick up a copy of Tony Beshara's new book, The Job Search Solution , and pay particular attention to what Beshara discovered when 3,129 hiring managers and interviewing authorities answered his survey about resumes (pages 67 and 68 of the book). Clear, concise articulation of skills and experience.
TALENT TECHNOLOGIES [Management] Power, Management and Leadership
| FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2013
'Many leadership development programmes will typically begin with an overview of some of the differences between management and leadership. However, in our brave new world, where VUCA (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity) reigns supreme, we believe. Read more on the Talent Technologies website. Leadership
MANAGING LEADERSHIP [Management] Manage thyself
| WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2009
When we consider the question of how to manage others, we typically picture those others as more or less blank slates upon which we can write our magic stories. Even though we go along with assumptions like these when reading a management book or attending a course or seminar, we know they are far from the truth. Management
QASPIRE BLOG [Management] Change Management Essentials - 5 Things To Avoid
| TUESDAY, JULY 6, 2010
Home Go to QAspire.com Guest Posts Disclaimer Change Management Essentials - 5 Things To Avoid Most organizational/team improvement initiatives we undertake involve change - from current state of affairs to desired state. Change is the only constant, and hence it is important for us to know how to manage it, and what “not to do there.
CEO BLOG [Management] Management Tips
| MONDAY, JANUARY 23, 2012
read a neat little book by Harvard Business Review that is just called Management Tips. It is divided into 3 sections - Managing Yourself, Managing Your Team and Managing Your Business. We finally got a bit of snow. It is beautiful. And grandson Josh continues to flourish. He does quite an ab workout (I tried doing it).
MANAGING COMMUNITIES [Management] Calm Leadership is Vital to Strong Community Management
| MONDAY, JANUARY 16, 2012
Managing the Communityphoto credit: jsmjr In the United States, today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, in honor of the late civil rights leader. few days ago, NBC News released a full episode of “Meet the Press” from March 28, 1965, which featured Dr. King. It is embedded below. If you watch it, you’ll notice how [.].
QASPIRE BLOG [Management] QAspire Blog: Practical Insights on Quality, Management.
| WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2010
Home Go to QAspire.com Guest Posts Disclaimer People Focus - 2010 Management Improvement Carnival Samba Carnival at Helsinki 2009 - Photo by Tanmay Vora Some of my most significant learning in quality and continuous improvement have come from John Hunter’s Curious Cat Management Improvement Blog. Some very valuable career advice there.
BUD TO BOSS [Management] 10 habits of bad management
| FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2012
If you’re looking to run a “High-Performance Organization,” or “HPO,” it’s imperative to recognize the signs of bad management. If non-HPO managers are not checked and dealt with, an organization will never be excellent. Here are 10 bad habits that HPO managers avoid at all costs: . Bad managers are always busy, busy, busy.
TANVEER NASEER [Management] Effective Management Starts With Making The Right Hiring Decision
| TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2012
Ever wonder what is the best path to effective management? The Internet is notorious for offering more resources than we could ever dream of needing on how to achieve the best management style, or on how to translate your business management degree into a training strategy that works best for your company. According to the U.S.
STRATEGY DRIVEN [Management] Management Observation Program Best Practice 9 – Feeding the Performance Management Program
| TUESDAY, JULY 31, 2012
You just finished reading Management Observation Program Best Practice 9 - Feeding the Performance Management Program ! Relate Articles: Management Observation Program Best Practice 2 – Program Alignment with Established Performance Standards. Management Observation Program Best Practice 4 – Observation Quotas.
LEAD CHANGE BLOG [Management] The Secret Ingredient of Brilliant Leaders and Managers
| FRIDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2012
Posted in Leadership Development [link] I have only come across a handful of brilliant leaders and managers in my working career. The “right thing” for these leaders and managers wasn’t always popular. Leadership Development Character-based Leadership integrity Management Values
STRATEGY DRIVEN [Management] Project Management – What is Critical Chain?
| TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2013
'Successful project managers know that the success of their project hinges on the development of a solid plan, the diverse consideration of integration challenges, and the right evaluation of resources. You just finished reading Project Management - What is Critical Chain? ! The post Project Management – What is Critical Chain?
KEVIN EIKENBERRY [Management] Are You a Micro-Manager?
| WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2013
'Have you ever experienced a micro-manager, a control freak, a meddler, or a person who can’t let go? Developing Others Leadership Leadership Communication Learning a control freak delegation micro-manager Micromanagement The behavior gets labeled in different ways, but it is really all about the same.
CREATE LEARNING [Management] 3 Ideas for Time Management and Getting Your Work Organized
| TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2013
Coaching 5 project managers , we identified that 2 have concerns about how they are managing their time, multiple project and customer needs, and they “feel disorganized”…. Below is a field-assignment that I shared with the 2 who are focusing on time management: Field Assignment. Recommendation pick the easy-quick ones first.
MANAGEMENT CRAFT [Management] Final Blog Post - The Five Most Important Beliefs for #Management and #Leadership
| TUESDAY, JANUARY 1, 2013
have distilled the essence of great leadership and management into five beliefs. have been observing and learning from the best leaders for 30 years, have held leadership positions for nearly 25 years and have written about management and leadership for 15 years. Management is a social act – it occurs in conversation. promise!
MANAGING COMMUNITIES [Management] How Many Days a Week Does a Community Manager Need to Work?
| THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2013
Managing the CommunityPlease Update Your ManagingCommunities.com RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you.
BERND GEROPP [Management] Management strictly by facts and figures?
| TUESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2012
Are you also familiar with the doctrine of “Facts and Figures” managers? It states: “You can only manage what you can measure.” What concerns me is that the saying will sway many a manager to exclusively focus on issues that are measurable. These managers need to have control over everything.
TALENT TECHNOLOGIES [Management] Performance Management in Thailand
| TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2011
Human Resource Departments routinely fret about performance management (this is not only in Thailand!) - how much should we pay Person X? Nor are we going to present the reams and reams of research that prove old-style performance management systems are outdated! … And how much can we expect in return?… Who before What.
CREATE LEARNING [Management] Your Idiot Manager is Ruining Your Chances for Promotion
| MONDAY, MAY 14, 2012
Having an incompetent manager casts a shadow of incompetence on all who report to him. Learn how to coach your manager. Find what your manager is good at; determine what you are good at. Your manager is the most relevant customer of your work…determine how to meet their needs. Peter Drucker ‘The Effective Executive’.
GREAT LEADERSHIP [Management] Can a Manager be a Coach?
| TUESDAY, MAY 28, 2013
'Originally posted at Smartblog on Leadership 5/23/2013: Can a manager be an effective coach? Then again, a lot of managers think they are already coaching when what they are really doing is a lot of teaching, advising and telling — or, worst case, micromanaging (think Pointy Haired Boss from “Dilbert” ). Both are valid positions.
CREATE LEARNING [Management] Trust, Management, Complexity, Organization Development and Team Building…Charts
| MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2012
Matching the Manager-Employee Capacity. Are you a “Big Enough” Manager? Correct distance in knowledge, responsibility, competency between manager and employee. Managers are seen as competent and are held accountable for the output of employees. Absent or non-existent relationship of managers and employees. Too Far?
CREATE LEARNING [Management] Yearly Performance Reviews SUCK! Managers Can Change That.
| TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2011
goals from the manager in-line with his longer time frame ; 2 goals from the employee for personal development. Required updates (depending upon employees time-span management) usually via email or in weekly huddle meetings. times a year larger performance evaluations will be completed by the manager. What would be better?”
LEAD CHANGE BLOG [Management] Empowered Manager’s Success Kit
| MONDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2013
'Posted in Leadership Development Resources Friend, co-author and Instigator Mary Schaefer (blog, @MarySchaefer) is launching a new product designed to help managers be successful building and leading great teams. It’s called the Empowered Manager’s Success Kit. Q: What [.] One Person At A Time.
QASPIRE BLOG [Management] Managing Results by Defining “Deliverables” Early On
| TUESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2010
Home Go to QAspire.com Guest Posts Disclaimer Managing Results by Defining “Deliverables” Early On As professionals, we all are responsible for shipping stuff to our customers (internal or external). As a manager, it helps if you can clearly define what deliverable means. Deliverables define the results you are seeking.
MANAGEMENT CRAFT [Management] Managing Engagement - Oxymoron? #engagement
| THURSDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2010
Personally, I think every manager and leader ought to consider him/herself an employee engagement professional - but not in the way you might think. This organization does a great job creating systems and regimens that increase manager to employee touch points. Management ODlove his thinking here, please do check it out.
NEXT LEVEL BLOG [Management] John Elway for Manager of the Year?
| WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2012
While fans of Tim Tebow will likely vehemently disagree, I’d have to put Denver Broncos GM John Elway in the running for manager of the year. And not just NFL manager of the year; anybody’s manager of the year. Let me be the first to acknowledge that I enjoyed Tebowmania and Tebow Time as much as anyone. As I wrote.
LEAD CHANGE BLOG [Management] Time Management Tips to Reduce Stress: Part I
| TUESDAY, MAY 22, 2012
How you manage your time is directly correlated to your stress levels. Leadership Development Self Leadership Corporate Training Focus Stress in the Workplace Time ManagementSome stress is normal. In fact, the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety states that stress is often what provides us with the energy and [.].
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