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)

How To Escalate - Part 1 Jan. 25, 2021
Part 1 of our guidance on escalation.
The Aunt Trap Jan. 18, 2021
When your boss's peer tasks you, or requires work from you, we call that the The Aunt Trap. It used to be The Uncle Trap, but we modernized the reference.
Zero-Based Reporting Jan. 11, 2021
If you're looking for efficiencies, cut out some of the reporting nobody reads anyway. Use Zero-Based Reporting.
Our Hall Of Fame guidance on how to get a better understanding of what your goals are from your boss.
Our Hall of Fame guidance on how to think more creatively about annual planning goals.
Our Hall Of Fame guidance on how to start setting annual goals, and why we do not like "SMART" goals.
Part 4 of our guidance on what to do if a direct repeatedly says no to feedback.
Part 3 of our guidance on what to do if a direct repeatedly says no to feedback.
Our Hall of Fame guidance on delivering a performance review.
This week, we're re-releasing one of our Hall of Fame casts on how to prepare performance reviews.
Part 2 of our guidance on what to do if a direct repeatedly says no to feedback.
Part 1 of our guidance on what to do if a direct repeatedly says no to feedback.
Part 2 of our guidance on what to do when a direct says yes to feedback, but you can tell they don't mean it.
Part 1 of our guidance on what to do when a direct says yes to feedback, but you can tell they don't mean it.
Part 2 of our guidance on decisions, not choices.
Part 1 of our guidance on decisions, not choices.
Part 3 of our guidance on creating organizational hiring criteria. There's more to creating great questions for interviews. You've got to know what and who you want, and how to evaluate answers.
Part 2 of our guidance on creating organizational hiring criteria. There's more to creating great questions for interviews. You've got to know what and who you want, and how to evaluate answers.
Part 1 of our guidance on creating organizational hiring criteria. There's more to creating great questions for interviews. You've got to know what and who you want, and how to evaluate answers.
Part 3 of our guidance on what to do after you get your goals from your boss or your org.