The number one answer to the number one question in business: What does it take to succeed?
If it’s all about people, why do we do such a lousy job hiring, training, developing and LEADING people?
One answer is certainly the culture of your workplace – the mood, the atmosphere, and the direction created by the guy in the biggest office. Sometimes a company’s culture is one of excitement, change and energy; though more often than not it’s either a hanging cloud of despair or a playground for the gossip crowd and their merry band of do-nothings.
This blog – AskTheManager.com – was created to help you become a true leader. Help you become someone who can cut through the corporate BS that seems to entrap the average and below average. Someone willing to laugh at the status quo, and shame anyone and everyone who uses the phrase “well, that’s how we’ve always done it.” A manager who is willing to not only make decisions, but also to truly empower her team to make decisions for her.
This blog was created to help you get the most out of people – and to help you get this without intimidation, cajoling or beatings. Rather, this blog is designed to help you gain trust and respect with your team. Once they trust and respect you, they’ll gladly give you their all.
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