Discover some of the unique needs of experienced managers and how you can help them to continue to develop throughout their management career.
- Do you have very experienced managers…who keep signaling they've got this…when in fact, they're the people…who are flagged in employee engagement surveys…as needing improvement?…Relax. It's not uncommon for leaders…to have a higher opinion of themselves…than their people do.…I see this a lot in my practice.…When experienced leaders resist their…managers request to have me coach them…I share my story about actress Jane Fonda.…I tell them about an event that I attended…in which Fonda was a guest speaker.…
She told us the story of how she had just…hired an acting coach for the first time.…Fonda was about 78 years old at the time…and from what I could tell…seemed to be doing very well in her craft.…She told us she thought she could do better.…Can't we all?…The first step in supporting very…experienced leaders is to get them to see…that no matter where one is in their career…you can improve your leadership skills.…If you need to, borrow my Jane Fonda story.…
I suggest holding up the mirror…so that experienced leaders…
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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