Manager Tools

by Mike Auzenne · · · · 63 subscribers

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/testimonials to read what others are saying about the impact Manager Tools has had on their careers and lives. Our goal: Every Manager Effective (TM)

Managers and Directs often have different agendas in our One On Ones. Here's what to do about it.

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Tags: development, management & marketing, business, careers, management, feedback, skills, advice, strategy, coaching, leadership, how-to

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Everybody thinks content knowledge is what makes for a good presenter. They're wrong, and that's why most of them stink as presenters. Especially trainers: ugh.
Part 2 of our interview with Richard Rumelt, strategy professor at UCLA Anderson and author of Good Strategy/Bad Strategy.
Part 1 of our interview with Richard Rumelt, strategy professor at UCLA Anderson and author of Good Strategy/Bad Strategy.
This cast describes how and why behavior is the primary focus of an effective professional and/or manager.
DISC Overview (MT) Aug. 15, 2022
Our overview of DISC.
Part 2 of our guidance for the 2022 employment market.
Part 1 of our guidance for the 2022 employment market.
In this cast, Mark and Mike talk about their plans for the future of Manager Tools.
Our Hall of Fame guidance on preparing for meetings or presentations where you need to persuade.
The Horstman Curve July 11, 2022
If you're trying to change things - and you should be - you're going to experience the Horstman Curve. So you ought to know what it is.
Our Hall of Fame guidance on our first ever management koan.
Part 3 of our guidance on giving feedback to remote directs.
Part 2 of our guidance on giving feedback to remote directs.
Part 1 of our guidance on giving feedback to remote directs.
Part 2 of our response to a recent WSJ article that said annual reviews are a terrible way to evaluate employees.
Part 1 of our response to a recent WSJ article that said annual reviews are a terrible way to evaluate employees.
Our interview with a member of the Manager Tools community to help you understand as a manager, or potentially as an executive, about the kind of relationship you need to have with some of the people who make a difference in your organization and your career.
Part 2 of our guidance on using MTDISC to change your behavior.
Part 1 of our guidance on using MTDISC to change your behavior.