Lastly, understand what it really takes to be a leader.
In the past we’ve talked about all kinds of management tools and leadership qualities, but this time, we’re going to cut right to the chase.
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In today’s economy we are all trying to strive for more; more profit, more customers, more everything.
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When you’re in a management position, especially if you’re new to that position, you often want to be so helpful and in tune with the rest of your team that you can actually make a few mistakes that end up pushing your team away from you or become counter productive.
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I’ve never been much of a manager myself.
Recognize lessons learned.
Measurement & ROI.
“Preventative measures should include keeping staff regularly, fully and honestly informed of planned changes through a range of tailored formal and informal communication such as e-mails and face-to-face meetings at various levels.”
Address the negatives.
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For most small businesses, the owner is the key person in the leadership role.