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Tired of management theory? Want to learn specific skills to help improve your management performance? Then Manager Tools is the podcast for you! Manager Tools is a weekly business podcast focused on helping professionals become more effective managers and leaders. Each week, we discuss specific actions for professionals to take to achieve their desired management and career objectives. Manager Tools won Best Business Podcast Award in 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2012 as well as the People's Choice Award in 2008. Go to http://www.manager-tools.com/recommendations to read what others are saying about the impact Manager Tools has had on their careers and lives.

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Tired of management theory? Want to learn specific skills to help improve your management performance? Then Manager Tools is the podcast for you! Manager Tools is a weekly business podcast focused on helping professionals become more effective managers and leaders. Each week, we discuss specific actions for professionals to take to achieve their desired management and career objectives. Manager Tools won Best Business Podcast Award in 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2012 as well as the People's Choice Award in 2008. Go to http://www.manager-tools.com/recommendations to read what others are saying about the impact Manager Tools has had on their careers and lives.

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Continued Brilliance from Manager Tools

By Trseattle - May 10 2020
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Mark and Mike continue to knock it out of the park. I listened to them years ago and often shared their assessments wth my leadership team I've caught up with the recent COVID casts, and these are great! Mark always keeps current and relevant, and is clearly a world-class though leader in Management and Leadership.

Excellent

By Stacyskis - Oct 02 2017
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Excellent information, very well done.

iTunes Ratings

1024 Ratings
Average Ratings
842
87
28
32
35

Continued Brilliance from Manager Tools

By Trseattle - May 10 2020
Read more
Mark and Mike continue to knock it out of the park. I listened to them years ago and often shared their assessments wth my leadership team I've caught up with the recent COVID casts, and these are great! Mark always keeps current and relevant, and is clearly a world-class though leader in Management and Leadership.

Excellent

By Stacyskis - Oct 02 2017
Read more
Excellent information, very well done.
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Manager Tools

Latest release on Jun 01, 2020

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Tired of management theory? Want to learn specific skills to help improve your management performance? Then Manager Tools is the podcast for you! Manager Tools is a weekly business podcast focused on helping professionals become more effective managers and leaders. Each week, we discuss specific actions for professionals to take to achieve their desired management and career objectives. Manager Tools won Best Business Podcast Award in 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2012 as well as the People's Choice Award in 2008. Go to http://www.manager-tools.com/recommendations to read what others are saying about the impact Manager Tools has had on their careers and lives.

Rank #1: Behaviors To Improve Focus - Part 1

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Part 1 of our guidance on how to stay focused on your priorities and get more done.

Sep 11 2017

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Rank #2: How to Run Your Staff Meeting - Part 1 - HOF

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Part 1 of our Hall of Fame guidance on running your staff meeting.

Jan 02 2017

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Rank #3: Meeting Notes - Dead Simple

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How to take meeting notes and distribute them within 30 seconds of a
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Jan 19 2015

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Rank #4: Teaching Decision Making - The Responsibility Ladder - Part 1

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Part 1 of our guidance on using The Responsibility Ladder to teach directs how to go from handling individual tasks to managing their own work independently.

Feb 20 2017

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Rank #5: The Myth of the Working Manager

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If you think you're a "working manager", and that's harder somehow, you're wrong.

Apr 10 2017

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Rank #6: No Second Emails

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Too many of us follow an unanswered email with another email. That's the definition of insanity: doing the same thing and expecting different results.

Sep 12 2016

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Rank #7: Managing During a Pandemic - The COVID-19 Cast - Part 1

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Part 1 of our guidance on managing during a pandemic, such as COVID-19 (Coronavirus), or a similar international crisis.

Mar 16 2020

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Rank #8: Soft Coaching - Running Meetings - Part 1

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Our guidance on how you can improve someone's performance without fully coaching them. We use the example of running a meeting to illustrate.

Apr 23 2018

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Rank #9: The Manager Tools Data - One-On-Ones - Part 1

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Part 1 of our review of the data backing our guidance on One-On-Ones.

Jan 21 2019

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Rank #10: The Basics of Calendar Management - HOF

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Our Hall of Fame guidance on the basics of calendar management.

Jan 01 2018

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Rank #11: Politics 101 - Chapter 6 - Politics Are Just Relationships - Part 1

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Part 1 of the the sixth chapter of our guidance on politics. Don't play politics. Build relationships. It's the same thing.

Jul 23 2018

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Rank #12: Meeting Leadership - 6 Rules - Part 1

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Part 1 of our guidance on what leaders do to take their meetings to the next level.

Aug 19 2019

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Rank #13: I Didn't Get The Title/Raise - Part 1

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How to handle the situation where you got a "promotion" but didn't get the title/raise that should have gone with it.

Feb 02 2015

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Rank #14: Conversational One on Ones

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Our guidance on how to make One on Ones more conversational.

Apr 13 2015

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Rank #15: I'm Working On - NOT

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When your directs tell you, "I'm working on X, and Y, and Z," it's often a sign that they lack detailed deliverables and deadlines. Here's how to encourage them to deliver.

Nov 22 2015

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Rank #16: How to Set Annual Goals - HOF 2019

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Our Hall Of Fame guidance on how to start setting annual goals, and why we do not like "SMART" goals.

Dec 23 2019

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Rank #17: Getting Your Goals From Your Boss - Part 1

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Part 1 of our guidance on how to get a better understanding of what your goals are from your boss.

Apr 17 2016

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Rank #18: Horstman's Law of Uncertainty - HOF

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This Hall of Fame guidance describes what to say when you don't have an answer to a question, even when it's urgent.

Jul 09 2018

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Rank #19: Effective Relationships - I’m a D, My Direct is a C - Part 1

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An example of our Effective Relationships Series - How to work with a direct who is a High C, if you are a High D.

Nov 24 2014

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Rank #20: 8 Positive Feedback Examples

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Most managers have too high a standard for giving positive feedback. Here are some simple examples.

Aug 29 2016

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Flavor Of The Month Pushback - Part 2

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Part 2 of our guidance on flavor of the month pushback.

Jun 01 2020

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Flavor Of The Month Pushback - Part 1

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Part 1 of our guidance on flavor of the month pushback.

May 25 2020

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Don't Do Skip Level One On Ones

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A lot of managers want to do One On Ones with their directs' directs, also known as skips. This is a bad idea.

May 18 2020

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COVID: No Dropping Dimes - Part 2

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Part 2 of our guidance recommending NOT announcing a colleague’s failure without a courtesy notification.

May 12 2020

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COVID: No Dropping Dimes - Part 1

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Part 1 of our guidance recommending NOT announcing a colleague’s failure without a courtesy notification.

May 11 2020

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COVID: How To Be Ready For A Hiring Market Upturn - Part 2

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Part 2 of our guidance on how to prepare for the coming hiring market upturn.

May 04 2020

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COVID: How To Be Ready For A Hiring Market Upturn - Part 1

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Part 1 of our guidance on how to prepare for the coming hiring market upturn.

May 03 2020

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COVID: Smart Interviewing In A Downturn

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This cast describes how to interview effectively during a downturn, particularly for difficult to fill positions.

May 02 2020

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COVID: Bench Development in a Downturn

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This cast discusses a way to build your recruiting "bench" during market downturns.

May 01 2020

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COVID: Asking Your Network For An Opportunity

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This cast helps you word your request to your network for help with looking for a new opportunity.

Apr 30 2020

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COVID: Handling Exit Interviews

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This cast explains how to handle exit interviews.

Apr 29 2020

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COVID: Systematic Career Documentation - Part 2

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Part 2 of our guidance on how to create and use a Career Management Document as a key part of your career management system.

Apr 28 2020

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COVID: Systematic Career Documentation - Part 1

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COVID: Systematic Career Documentation - Part 1

Apr 27 2020

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COVID: Effective Layoff Announcement Response

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This cast explains how to respond to the announcement of impending layoffs at your firm.

Apr 26 2020

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COVID: Layoff Signs And What To Do About Them - Part 2

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Part 2 of our guidance on the signs to look out for that indicate layoffs are coming.

Apr 25 2020

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COVID: Layoff Signs And What To Do About Them - Part 1

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Part 1 of our guidance on the signs to look out for that indicate layoffs are coming.

Apr 24 2020

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COVID: An Especially Important Relationship In A Downturn

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This cast explains how to improve an especially important relationship during economic downturns: your boss's peers.

Apr 23 2020

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COVID: The Downturn Rite of Passage

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This cast describes the reasons why leaving your company or industry in a downturn CAN be a bad idea, and recommends options to consider in those situations.

Apr 22 2020

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COVID: Fighting The Downturn Silence

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This cast describes how to combat the normal tendency of directs to communicate LESS during a downturn.

Apr 20 2020

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COVID: Compassionate Layoffs?

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A rerelease of our guidance on how to conduct layoffs efficiently, with candor and compassion, which addresses problems related to headcount and budget reductions that you may now be facing as a manager because of COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

Apr 06 2020

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iTunes Ratings

1024 Ratings
Average Ratings
842
87
28
32
35

Continued Brilliance from Manager Tools

By Trseattle - May 10 2020
Read more
Mark and Mike continue to knock it out of the park. I listened to them years ago and often shared their assessments wth my leadership team I've caught up with the recent COVID casts, and these are great! Mark always keeps current and relevant, and is clearly a world-class though leader in Management and Leadership.

Excellent

By Stacyskis - Oct 02 2017
Read more
Excellent information, very well done.