Category Archives: One Minute Manager

The #1 Thing New Managers Need to Know

I remember the first time I became a manager, close to 25 years ago. I had established myself as one of the top performers in a team of about a dozen people and was promoted into a supervisory position. Literally … Continue reading

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4 Essential Skills Every New Manager Needs to Learn

Becoming a manager for the first time is a significant career milestone. It is both exciting and nerve-wracking stepping into a role where you are now responsible for others and not just yourself. Most people who are promoted to managerial positions … Continue reading

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4 Conversations First-Time Managers Should Master

Becoming a manager for the first time is a significant career milestone. It brings a mix of emotions that range from excitement, confidence and eagerness on one side, to nervousness, fear, and anxiety on the other. The biggest challenge for … Continue reading

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3 Secrets to Leadership Success from the #NewOneMinuteManager

With over 13 million copies sold in 37 languages, The One Minute Manager is one of the bestselling business books of all-time and it continues to inspire leaders around the world with its practical wisdom on managing people. But a lot … Continue reading

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Don’t Feed The Monkeys! 3 Ways To Help People Solve Their Own Problems

In my early days as a manager I used to love to feed monkeys. “Monkeys” are the problems, issues, or challenges your employees bring you that somehow become your responsibility to manage and solve. Instead of the monkeys stopping by … Continue reading

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