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How Can I Become a Better Manager Not a Small “m” Manager

If you are asking, how can I become a better manager — not a small “m” manager but a big “M” Manager, you are asking the right question. The real answers, however, are hard to find, less visible and more deeply hidden in today’s climate. They are there but you have to………………………….. view article


The Map is Not The Territory

No “system” is 100% perfect. The reason for this is the map is not the territory. You see, the map is static, and the territory is dynamic. In other words, the map is not reality. The territory is the infinitely complex, and ever-changing reality. What we need to pay attention to is…………………………… view article


Civility at Work and at Home

Civil Treatment means everyday behavior aligns with organizational values and supports positive business outcomes; progress, productivity, and increased profit. We all know this. It’s represented by the plaque on the wall. Mission statements, guiding principles, and value statements are visible to the eye but less often felt. This lack creates……………………………….. view article


The Manager Training Most Needed

Everybody has technical skills. They have some education, and they are functional. Most people meet this threshold. The most significant difficulty with working in a team, the area of growth if you will, involves the training most needed and yet it is most overlooked. And yet………………………………………….. view article


How to Make Your Team More Cohesive

To make your team more cohesive, first create and demonstrate Purpose. Why are they there? Why do their efforts matter? This is more powerful than answering the “how” question. Why has more vigor, more strength, it’s decisive, direct….why matters……………….. view article