Synopses & Reviews
Author Steven Brown, a nationally recognized professional trainer and consultant, provides the essential guide for effective managers and provides suggestions for getting the best performance from employees.
With straightforward, insightful advice, renowned business trainer W. Steven Brown provides managers from new to experienced with essential leadership tools. This is the book that ought to be in the top drawer of every manager s desk *.
Are you guilty of...
Being a buddy, not a boss?
Never admitting that you are accountable?
Managing different people in the same way?
Failing to set common business goals?
Trying to control your people instead of influencing their thinking with enthusiasm?
These are just a few of the 13 fatal errors managers make. Errors that waste valuable time, money, and talent. This book will show you how to recognize problems and avoid them before they happen. Author Steven Brown, a nationally recognized professional trainer and consultant, provides the essential guide for effective managers and shows you how to get the best from your workers, your company and yourself."
Table of Contents
13 Fatal Errors Managers Make and How You Can Avoid Them - W. Steven Brown Preface
Fatal Error #1: Refuse to Accept Personal Accountability
Fatal Error #2: Fail to Develop People
Fatal Error #3: Try to Control Results Instead of Influencing Thinking
Fatal Error #4: Join the Wrong Crowd
Fatal Error #5: Manage Everyone the Same Way
Fatal Error #6: Forget the Importance of Profit
Fatal Error #7: Concentrate on Problems Rather Than Objectives
Fatal Error #8: Be a Buddy, Not a Boss
Fatal Error #9: Fail to Set Standards
Fatal Error #10: Fail to Train Your People
Fatal Error #11: Condone Incompetence
Fatal Error #12: Recognize Only Top Performers
Fatal Error #13: Try to Manipulate People