Manifestos tagged with Management


Jazz-Leadership
June 5, 2013 - By: Penelope Tobin
“Traditional leadership has long looked like the orchestral conductor. But we’re living within a whirlwind of change, and the authoritarian individual, working to a fixed, detailed plan from a detached position of control, isn’t equipped to deal with it. [...] We need leadership in a new groove—jazz-leadership.”
Right or Kind? Navigating the Soft Skills Revolution
June 5, 2013 - By: Maxine Kamin
“Do we care about talking to each other anymore, or are we settling for mostly texts, emails, tweets, and electronic quickies? [...] Let’s regroup and think about the advantages of face-to-face communication, what might get in the way, and types of skills that promote cooperation.”
How to Get Employees to Manage Themselves
June 5, 2013 - By: Cali Ressler & Jody Thompson
“Employees don’t leave companies. They leave managers. [...] There has to be a better way to improve employee and manager relationships in order to maximize business success. The answer is simple. Manage the work, not the people.”
The Art of Adherence
May 15, 2013 - By: Lee J. Colan, PhD & Julie Davis-Colan
“Achieving adherence is simple but not necessarily easy. It takes skill and creativity to continually nurture focus, competence, and passion with your team. This is why we call it the art of adherence.”
It's Smart to Suck (Sometimes)
April 10, 2013 - By: Jake Breeden
“Pride pulls us to do things well, and shame pushes us away from doing things poorly. But in certain critical times—especially when it’s time to do something new—these emotions push and pull us in unwise directions. Sometimes doing your very best is the very worst decision. In fact, sometimes it’s smart to suck.”
Customer Service is Not a Department
April 10, 2013 - By: Lee Cockerell
“As an executive, you may never see or speak to a customer, but you model how they should be treated with every interaction you have, with vendors, creditors, suppliers, and especially your employees. Treat everyone with sincerity and respect and it will trickle down to your customers.”
Fitting in and Standing Out: Shifting Mindsets from Taking to Giving
April 10, 2013 - By: Adam Grant
“We face a tension between two competing motivations: fitting in and standing out. On the one hand, we want to belong—to experience similarity with others. On the other hand, we want to feel unique—to differentiate ourselves from others.”
How to Boost Your Bottom Line... And Save the Planet, Too
April 10, 2013 - By: Mark R. Tercek
“If you want your company to thrive, you will need to be bold, think big, and be aggressive about pursuing business opportunities that work with the environment, not against it.”
Lay Off Your Buildings, Not Your People!
March 13, 2013 - By: Maynard Webb
“When I began my career, everyone “went” to work ... if you weren’t inside the office, you weren’t able to work. Offices and office hours actually made sense. Now it’s an unbelievably outdated concept.”
Innovation Begins Here: How to Become the Hero in the Hero’s Journey
March 13, 2013 - By: Brian Solis
“Each of you has his or her own path to follow, and what you do next is yours and only yours to define. While that may sound either trite, abstract, or both, the future does in fact begin with you and will be defined by you.”



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