Employee & Manager Relationship

Career Advancement

Achieving the highest possible return on human capital must be every manager’s goal. Sebastian asks: As a new manager, I see that building relationships with my employees is way different than with coworkers. Trust is important to the employee/manager relationship.

The Manager's Answer Book

Coaching Tip

The Manager's Answer Book: Powerful Tools to Build Trust and Teams, Maximize Your Impact and Influence, and Respond to Challenges. And then you became a manager and on top of all the experience you have in your specific industry, there's now much more! .

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Management Styles

Strategy Driven

Organizations should coordinate management skills into its overall corporate strategy, in order to satisfy customer needs profitably, draw together the components for practical strategies and implement strategic requirements to impact the business. Under it, people were managed.

The Manager's Answer Book

Coaching Tip

The Manager's Answer Book: Powerful Tools to Build Trust and Teams, Maximize Your Impact and Influence, and Respond to Challenges. And then you became a manager and on top of all the experience you have in your specific industry, there's now much more! .

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Managing Millennials

Eric Jacobson

The second edition of Managing the Millennials is an important read. Executing solutions to the most common obstacles to younger workers engaging and learning from the people who manage them. Because, in 2015, Millennials comprised 35 percent of the workforce--nearly 54 million workers.

How Middle Managers Provide Leadership Everyday

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Let’s set aside the boring debate about leaders vs. managers for a moment and take a look at daily life for most managers in organizations. The reality is that middle managers provide leadership, or at least have the opportunity to provide leadership, all the time.

Tips For Managing Retail Staff Effectively

Strategy Driven

If you are a retail manager or store owner, then you’re probably already aware of the difficulties in managing staff. Now you don’t need to read up on the latest management techniques. Retail managers get put under a lot of pressure, and the job isn’t for everyone.

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Managing Millennials

Eric Jacobson

In their book, Millennials Who Manage , authors Chip Espinoza and Joel Schwarzbart explain that there are nine managerial competencies essential to managing Millennials.

Manage Polarities. or Step Off the Seesaw

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Do you seesaw back and forth, trying to manage polarities in your life and find the right balance? The post Manage Polarities. Personal Effectiveness Barry Johnson polarity managementThere are a lot of seesaws you can get caught on: Overcommitted — Bored Trust too easily — Distrustful Being agreeable — Blowing up Overeating — Dieting When the seesaw tips, our natural tendency is to try […].

Management Classics

Execupundit

From the 2005 Harvard Business Review : Marcus Buckingham on " What Great Managers Do." An excerpt: After a couple of months, she noticed that when she gave Jeffrey a vague assignment, such as “Straighten up the merchandise in every aisle,” what should have been a two-hour job would take him all night—and wouldn’t be done very well.

Best Manager or Worst Manager?

Chart Your Course

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Why Make Managers A Strategic Priority?

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Larry Sternberg and Kim Turnage: What would your organization be like if every employee had a great manager? In every organization, managers are a key leverage point to drive higher performance and better business results. Managers maintain service and quality standards and ensure adherence to company policies and regulatory requirements. The impact managers have on turnover and engagement go straight to the organization’s bottom line.

Leading Versus Managing

Eric Jacobson

Here are some great insights about leading versus managing from Bob Kulhan and his new book, Getting To Yes And. He says, "Leading is not managing. Managing is not leading." Managing is taking care of logistical and practical details.

Integrity In Management Means This

Eric Jacobson

Some words of wisdom from author Thomas Teal : Integrity in management means : being responsible communicating clearly keeping promises being an honest broker avoiding hidden agendas knowing oneself Also, explains Teal : Great managers serve two masters; one organizational, one moral. Managing is not a series of mechanical tasks but a set of human interactions. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Integrity Integrity in Management Leadership Management Thomas Teal

Leading Versus Managing

Eric Jacobson

In his new book, Getting To "Yes And": The Art of Business Improv , author Bob Kulhan reminds us of the important difference between leadership and management. I'd suggest that the act of managing focuses strictly on strategic thinking at its most practical -- on execution.

6 Reasons Employees Don’t Talk to Their Managers

Leadership Freak

Employees talk more and managers talk less in successful one-on-ones. 6 reasons employees don’t talk to their managers: Cold professional culture. Talkative managers. Caring happens outside work. Curiosity about people is rare. Intimidating… Continue reading → Communication Culture Feedback Listening Personal Growth Taking others higher Leadership Development organizational success

Product manager or product maker?

Lead on Purpose

When you think about the title ‘product manager’ … Continue reading → Leadership Product Management Purpose leader product builder product maker titleTitles have a way of morphing over time. In some cases, they improve and become more popular. At times, because of the acts of certain, often high-profile, individuals, titles can lose value.

How to manage time effectively

Lead on Purpose

When someone … Continue reading → Purpose entrepreneur productivity time managementA common response—when you ask somebody for their help or their input—is “I don’t have enough time.” This is an interesting response given that we all have the same amount of time – 24 hours in a day.

Dear Dan: How Do You Get Lousy Managers to Listen

Leadership Freak

The claim arose because the man works in… Continue reading → Listening Managing Communication Leadership Development organizational successDear Dan, I am an attorney. I have a client involved in a worker’s comp claim against the County. This is a small rural county.

How to Run a Better Project: A Communication Tool For Project Managers

Let's Grow Leaders

Whether you’re a PMI certified project manager working to spearhead several large-scale projects, or a manager balancing a critical project while still doing your day job, you know the importance of communication.

CRM: Customer Relationship Management

Women on Business

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Management Integrity

Eric Jacobson

Some words of wisdom from author Thomas Teal : Integrity in management means : being responsible communicating clearly keeping promises being an honest broker avoiding hidden agendas knowing oneself Also, explains Teal : Great managers serve two masters; one organizational, one moral.

Management Agility

Coaching Tip

"Warm and fuzzy" works well for internet memes--not for management advice. . Authors Colin Price and Sharon Toye, argue, "It's time to recognize that "soft stuff" is really the hard stuff and to bring hard science to management.". Your job as the manager is to understand how ripples will play into each other and to spot the opportunities and the dangers. Performance Management and Coaching.

Managers Versus Leaders

Eric Jacobson

Today's thought from author John Blakey: Managers manage. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management John Blakey Leadership ManagementLeaders anticipate.

Task Managers

Execupundit

Matthew Lang gives advice on how to find a great task manager. Based on his judgment I'll be trying "Todoist

Great Managers

Execupundit

Harvard Business Review , March 2005: Marcus Buckingham on "What Great Managers Do." Average managers play checkers, while great managers play chess.

Managing Priorities: A Key to Leadership Success

Great Leadership By Dan

These problems can usually be solved if you learn to improve one very important leadership skill: managing priorities. Four Steps to Managing Priorities Managing priorities means identifying which tasks are most important and allocating appropriate time to accomplish them. Based on our finding that it takes 66 days to turn a behavior into a habit, we have created four simple exercises that will help you improve your ability to manage priorities.

5 Critical Resources for New Managers

Women on Business

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Time Management: Scheduled Days

Survive Your Promotion

Guide2 Prioritization Time Management Basics leadership management New Manager ToolsThere are a lot of different kinds of days in your working life. There are days full of meetings and days where you plow through your to-do list.

Good Project Management Practices

Curious Cat

I find myself working as a project manager, or a program management consultant more frequently in the last few years.

Anything but Performance Management (Please!)

Kevin Eikenberry

The post Anything but Performance Management (Please!) Coaching & Developing Others Leadership & Supervisory Skills Personal & Professional Development performance management performance reviews

Reality, Management, and Drucker

Execupundit

Recently, I scanned through a group of articles in the publication of a highly-respected business school. The articles were short and easy to grasp. Each time I hoped to find some insightful point worthy of a blog link. I did not find a single one.

Finding Your Stride as a New Manager

Lead Change Blog

Management isn’t doing—it’s seeing that it gets done.” Belker, The First-Time Manager. Tons of information is accessible on the internet on mistakes that first-time managers make. Enough literature is available on developing new skills by new managers. Here are key skills that the first-time managers need: Listening skills. First-time supervisors are individual contributors promoted as managers. The boss can also coach the new manager.

Personal Management

Chris Brady

"What do you do to stay so 'on' all the time?" the man asked me. I mumbled out some sort of answer and asked him a similar question. We finished our time together and parted ways, but his question. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Keeping Abreast: Aligning Managers With Your Orders

Strategy Driven

Your managers are essentially your long arm strength. If your managers aren’t in the know and aligned with the company’s direction, this can lead to fallout and massive disruption. The key to keeping your managers abreast is to inform them when you’re ready.

Managing Personal Relationships In The Workplace

Joseph Lalonde

And you have to learn how to manage those personal relationships in the workplace. Managing Personal Relationships In The Workplace. They also had to be managed. Continue Reading… The post Managing Personal Relationships In The Workplace appeared first on Joseph Lalonde.

Under New Management

Leading Blog

It is hard to let go of the thinking behind some of the management tools we still use today. David Burkus reports on a number of seemingly radical management ideas in Under New Management. He also tackles the question: Are managers necessary? Management

The Things Employees Say Managers Don't Do

Eric Jacobson

According to David Grossman , author of the popular book, You Can't Not Communicate-2 , here are eight things employees say managers don't do: Don't keep employees informed. And, perhaps number 8 on the list is the one where most managers fall short -- not explaining why they didn't incorporate feedback into their final decision. Common Mistakes Communicating David Grossman Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Management

Frontline Festival: Best Practices in Project Management and Project Planning

Let's Grow Leaders

Welcome to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival on project management and planning. We’ve been doing a lot of work with project managers and their teams in our corporate work as well as speaking at a number of Project Management Institute conferences and […].

3 Fundamental Secrets for Mastering Time Management

Women on Business

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