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Manager Tools

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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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Introduction overload

By plato4242 - Jun 03 2019
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New to this cast, but seems 10-12 minutes of time is spent on introduction.

Excellent

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

iTunes Ratings

981 Ratings
Average Ratings
808
81
27
31
34

Introduction overload

By plato4242 - Jun 03 2019
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New to this cast, but seems 10-12 minutes of time is spent on introduction.

Excellent

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

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Manager Tools

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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.

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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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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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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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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Leading Change - Model And Measure, Part 1

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If you want your organization to follow you in change efforts - whether it's rolling out the Trinity or anything else - you've got to do 2 things at a minimum: model the behavior, and measure it.

Jul 18 2016

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What You've Been Taught About Management is Wrong

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Mark's July 2015 USI Speech in Paris

Aug 10 2015

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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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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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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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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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Leader's Intent - Part 1

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Explaining your Leader's Intent - the "why" of the work - allows more individual decision making and speeds up results.

Aug 17 2015

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Eliminating Bad Attitudes - Part 1

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How to define a direct's "bad attitude" in terms of behaviors, to encourage them to change them.

Sep 19 2016

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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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The Foundations Of Presenting Mastery - Part 1

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Part 1 of our guidance on the foundations of presentation mastery.

May 08 2016

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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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How to Run Your Staff Meeting - Part 2 - HOF

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Part 2 of our Hall of Fame guidance on running your staff meeting.

Jan 09 2017

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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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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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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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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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Simple Interviewer Training - Part 1 - HOF 2019

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Part 1 of our Hall Of Fame guidance on how to teach directs how to interview candidates for hiring.

Dec 02 2019

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Delivering The Performance Review - HOF 2019

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Our Hall of Fame guidance on delivering a performance review.

Nov 25 2019

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Preparing Performance Reviews - HOF 2019

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This week, we're re-releasing one of our Hall of Fame casts on how to prepare performance reviews.

Nov 18 2019

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Solution to a Stalled Technical Career - HOF 2019

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Our Hall Of Fame guidance on the secret to reinvigorating a stalled technical career.

Nov 11 2019

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The Effective Hiring Manager Missing Chapters - Reasons To Say No #1 - Unprepared

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There are some rarely forgivable interviewing mistakes that justify ruling a candidate out even when there are good reasons to hire them. Lack of preparation is one of them.

Nov 04 2019

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M Conference Learnings and Highlights

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Mark and Mike talk about what happened at the Manager Tools 2019 inaugural M Conference.

Oct 28 2019

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Negative Feedback Pushback Examples - Part 2

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Part 2 of our examples of how to respond to different kinds of pushback to feedback.

Oct 21 2019

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How To Turn Down a Job Candidate - HOF 2019

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Our Hall Of Fame guidance on effective and ineffective ways to notify a candidate you’ve interviewed that you won’t be offering them.

Oct 14 2019

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Negative Feedback Pushback Examples - Part 1

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Part 1 of our examples of how to respond to different kinds of pushback to feedback.

Oct 07 2019

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Introducing The Effective Hiring Manager Book

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An interview with Mark Horstman about his new book, The Effective Hiring Manager.

Sep 30 2019

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Don't Use Consensus

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Using consensus as a decision making tool is a bad idea for managers.

Sep 23 2019

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Feedback Is Not A Personal Attack

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Feedback is about behavior. It's not a personal attack.

Sep 16 2019

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First Meeting New Direct Series: Support The Team

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New team members need guidance about your key issues early on. This is a continuation of our series about messages that shouldn't wait.

Sep 09 2019

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Meeting Leadership - 6 Rules - Part 3

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Part 3 of our guidance on what leaders do to take their meetings to the next level.

Sep 02 2019

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Meeting Leadership - 6 Rules - Part 2

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Part 2 of our guidance on what leaders do to take their meetings to the next level.

Aug 26 2019

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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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Use A Warning Order

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Give your team advance knowledge of emergent changes with a Warning Order.

Aug 12 2019

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Soft One On Ones - Part 2

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Part 2 of our guidance on what to do if you're forbidden from doing One On Ones.

Aug 05 2019

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Soft One On Ones - Part 1

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Part 1 of our guidance on what to do if you're forbidden from doing One On Ones.

Jul 29 2019

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How to Make a Job Offer - Part 2 - HOF 2019

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Part 2 of our Hall of Fame guidance on how to make a job offer to a candidate.

Jul 22 2019

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