Advanced Management Skills

Becoming an outstanding manager is the result of developing advanced management skills to be effective at leading the efforts of a team. This week, our News & Views Post calls attention to 7 things not to do and other valuable resources.

“If there’s one thing that’s consistent across all businesses around the world it’s human nature. And if the worst parts of human nature start infecting your management techniques, well, then Houston we have a problem.

Here’s a secular look at the worst seven instincts and what they can do to your team and your business.

How to identify–and root out–your worst human instincts before they infect your team.If there’s one thing that’s consistent across all businesses around the world it’s human nature. And if the worst parts of human nature start infecting your management techniques, well, then Houston we have a problem.

Here’s a secular look at the worst seven instincts and what they can do to your team and your business.

Wrath

Ah, the angry manager. What’s better than walking into a meeting and getting yelled at? It may be a highly effective way to release frustration or bully your people into a fear-based work regimen but it really isn’t a long-term strategy for encouraging employee engagement or nurturing their willingness to take risks on innovation and volunteer new ideas.

Greed

There is nothing like the boss that announces cutbacks and then shows up with a new Porsche. Making money is fine and there is nothing wrong with it. But getting over on others who suffer so that you can get ahead in a disproportionate way is not motivating. Remember your 18th century history lessons: If you find yourself saying, “Let them eat cake,” you might want to rethink your management style.

How to avoid the 7 business sins?

It’s tough to overcome some of the more base instincts of human nature but there is one way to help root them out in a work environment: Give your organization meaning. Look beyond yourself and build a company culture that values people and their work as part of a greater whole. You’ll give your employees the ability to feel like they are vital contributors to something great.”

…More at 7 Deadly Management Sins

Reviewing all 7 of these deadly management sins will add valuable lessons to your management skills development. The point is that managing people successfully, delegating effectively and communicating clearly often depend on knowing ehat not to do.

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Michael D. Moore is the publisher of Management By Delegation and is a veteran executive with 40+ years in the Banking and Insurance Industries. A devoted entrepreneur, using his business experience to provide resources for managers and leaders at all levels. For the last 5 years, he has built a growing web presence for helping people with personal and professional development. To learn more about these advanced concepts & join our group Click here 5 Must Have Management Skills

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