What to Expect In Your First One on One Meeting with an Employee

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Are you having one on ones? Many of the top leaders in business swear by the value of regular one on one meetings.  Ben Horowitz considers one on ones so important he was willing to fire a senior leader who wasn’t having regular one on ones with their direct reports.  Former Intel CEO Andy Grove […]

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8 Best Professional Development Goals for Managers

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Ever worked with an unhappy manager? Seen them frazzled, frustrated, or run down? Chances are, their team felt the same way. There’s even a name for this: the Cascade Effect. According to Gallup’s “State of the American Manager” report “Employees’ engagement is directly influenced by their managers’ engagement — whose engagement is directly influenced by […]

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12 Key Andy Grove Quotes on Leadership from High Output Management

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Andy Grove, pictured below, is one of the greatest CEOs ever. He co-founded Intel and grew it to over $20 Billion in revenue over a 30 year run as CEO. His approaches to leadership and management are legendary. He shared many of his ideas in a series of books, including the management guide, High Output […]

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Why Today’s Managers must Become Coaches (and how you can do it)

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“Being a good coach is essential to being a good manager and leader. Coaching is no longer a specialty; you cannot be a good manager without being a good coach. The path to success in a fast-moving, highly competitive, technology-driven business world is to form high-performing teams and give them the resources and freedom to […]

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36 Military Leader Quotes Any Manager Can Learn From

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“It doesn’t take a hero to order men into battle. It takes a hero to be one of those men who goes into battle.” – General Norman Schwarzkopf, U.S. Army With Veterans Day this week in America, we honor those who have died serving in our military. The crucible of war and battle is a […]

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