Mind Tools for Managers: 100 Ways to Be a Better Boss helps new and experienced leaders develop the skills they need to be more effective in everything they do.
It brings together the 100 most important leadership skills – as voted for by 15,000 managers and professionals worldwide – into a single volume, providing an easy-access solutions manual for people who want to be the best managers they can be.
Each chapter details a related group of skills, providing links to additional resources as needed, plus the tools you need to put ideas into practice.
Read from beginning to end, the book gives you a crash course on the essential skills that any effective manager needs. Used as a reference, its clear organization allows you to find the solution you need, quickly and easily.
Success in a leadership position comes from results, and results come from the effective coordination of often competing needs. Your organization, your clients, your team, and your projects all demand time, attention and energy, and keeping everything running smoothly while making the important decisions is a lot to handle. This book shows you how to manage it all, and manage it well, with practical wisdom and expert guidance.
Mind Tools for Managers helps you to explore smart ways to improve your management and leadership skills in four different areas:
Discover new ways to assess your strengths, identify the areas you need to work on, manage your time better, cope with stress, plan your career, and kick-start your personal development.
This section will help you to understand your priorities at work, manage the successful delivery of projects, solve problems effectively, make smart decisions, and foster creativity and innovation within your team.
Learn how to motivate and get the best from your people, communicate effectively, hire well, develop talent, and build a great team – as well as resolving conflict, dealing with bad behavior and handling poor performance.
Find out how to develop your wider commercial awareness, fasttrack promotional opportunities, make change happen within your organization, and work more effectively with customers and stakeholders.