The difference between high performance and failure for most companies can come down to a very simple management choice: execution versus discussion. In straightforward terms, execution is getting something done; discussion is talking about getting something done. It’s not hard to figure out which of these two creates a high performance culture in the workplace. […]
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Although everyone has their favorites, the editors at AskTheManager.com chose the following tomes as The Best Leadership Books of All Time: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People; by Stephen R. Covey – It’s hard not to put Dale Carnegie at Number 1, but Covey’s 7 Habits is simply the best leadership development […]
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New Management Training from Voluntary Action Wakefield District By Colin Harrison Please find below information about a new course we are running for VAWD to help Managers ensure their ICT needs are being properly and efficiently managed. This is a NON-TECHNICAL course. It is to help managers know the sort of … Yorkshire and […]
Here are the Top 5 on the list for June 2008. To see the complete list (and to see a great choice at #15) follow this link. At number 15 this month is a great read from Marshall Goldsmith called What Got You Here Won’t Get You There – How Successful People Become Even […]
A weird thing happened to a friend of mine recently (let’s call my friend Sue). Her company is one of the three largest customers of one of their providers. The provider, we’ll call them Widgets, Inc. had spent thousands of dollars entertaining Sue and some of her coworkers over the last couple of years. During […]
Ask The Manager. Go ahead, ask him. Are you afraid? Is it possible you’ll be humiliated? Brow-beaten? Demoted? Guess what? You’ve got the poster-child of “managers.” If your manager was a leader, you not only wouldn’t be afraid to ask him questions, you’d probably already have the answer. True leaders check their […]