Take a look at the current state of management. Uncover the top three things companies should be thinking about when developing managers for the modern workforce.
- It seems unfair to place the entire blame…for less-than-stellar leadership on the leader.…After all, many have been tossed into management,…or have volunteered to take on a leadership role,…without the support needed to be successful.…Let's make sure the same thing…doesn't happen in your organization.…There are a number of items to consider…when developing today's managers.…In the interest of time,…I'll be sharing what I consider the top three.…First, we need to teach leaders how to determine…who is management material and who is not.…
In my book, The Magnetic Leader,…I talk about what to consider when assessing…someone for a leadership position.…Here are a few factors.…I put desire first, because if someone truly…doesn't want a leadership role,…the rest of the list doesn't matter.…You simply cannot fake enjoying…being in a leadership role.…You have to really want the job.…Then there is aptitude.…Does this person have the capacity…and readiness to lead others?…When evaluating for aptitude,…it's important to not let preconceived notions…
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- What makes a manager effective?
- What managers seek from their employers
- Coaching versus mentoring
- Determining whether to use internal or external resources
- Helping managers take control of their learning
- Creating a management training strategy
- Measuring the effectiveness of your program
- Avoiding common management development mistakes