10 best managment skills
small business management
Rusty Walter and Austin Skilling
1. strategic thinking
review systems set priorities aligned with major goals, learn new things, encourage innovation by backing good people who take smart risks
2. collaboration and the four barriers
- distance: stay on the radar with people you dont see regularly
- dominance: change assumptions about the importance/subservience of certain roles in your organization
be a role model for effectively networking by showing the value of spanning old boundaries and busting old silos
build your self-awareness. self-management, social awareness and relationship management. recognize that as a leader, be a source of energy, empathy and earned trust, providing optimism and realism can co-exist.
understand that resilience is key to leadership, especially in stressful times
4. critical thinking
one-to-one, small group, full staff, email, social media. and of course listening.
upgrade the quality of all of interactions by using them as opportunities for customized, effective feedback
8. tough coversations
dont let problems fester and/or bullies prevail build trust as a leader so people recognize your good intentions even in the midst or wake of challenging conversations