By Jack Zenger & Joseph Folkman Published Dec. 21, 2016 11:00 a.m.
“Life for a manager inside an organization has an unrelenting pace, with very few occasions when there is uninterrupted time. As a result, relationship building and development opportunities may fall by the wayside or become superficial due to the enormity of managerial time constraints. […]
The hectic pace alone increases the workload. Added to that, however, is the need to be a good collaborator and team player. The need for frequent interactions with others layers on additional tasks. And being a good boss means that people must have access to you. No, it is not all right to lock the office door to get all of your work done. Your influence is directly proportional to the quality and frequency of the connections you make through the day. So what can you do?”
About Jack Zenger & Joseph Folkman |
John H. Zenger is the cofounder and CEO of Zenger Folkman, a professional services firm providing consulting, leadership development programs. Considered a world expert in the field of leadership development, he is also a highly respected and sought after speaker, consultant, and executive coach.
Joseph R. Folkman is cofounder and president of Zenger Folkman. He is a respected authority on assessment and change, and an acclaimed keynote speaker at conferences and seminars the world over.
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