365 Foolish Mistakes Smart Managers Commit Every Day: How and Why to Avoid Them

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Atlantic Publishing Company, 2006 - Business & Economics - 328 pages
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Here s a very surprising statistic: Within the first 18 months on the job, 40 percent of all management newcomers fail by either getting fired, quitting, or receiving a bad review, according to Manchester Inc., a business consulting group. Some first-timers are overwhelmed by their newfound power while some are weighed down by the responsibility. But for most, the overriding concern is to avoid personal failure.

This new groundbreaking book will guide the new manager to success and avoid the many common mistakes and pitfalls along the way. You will learn how to face the unique challenges every day in your job and offer detailed and innovative solutions to help you achieve your potential. Learn how to become a true leader who commands respect, commitment, and credibility.

Topics include: what it takes to be a manager, how to take charge, how to establish your authority, earn respect and credibility, deal with social issues, how to be a leader, gain the cooperation and commitment of others, manage yourself, interview tips, set realistic goals, coaching skills, creative problem solving, sexual harassment guidelines, how to manage multiple projects and assignments, how to delegate effectively, successful meetings, communication barriers, dealing with interruptions, developing self-confidence, turning around unacceptable performance, dealing with stress, how to write effectively and clearly, how to effectively use e-mail, employees that complain or are disagreeable, and hundreds more.

In addition to the comprehensive content in the book, we spent thousands of hours interviewing, e-mailing, and communicating with hundreds of today's most successful managers. This book is a compilation of their secrets and proven successful ideas. If you are interested in learning hundreds of hints, tricks, and secrets on how to be a great first-time manager, then this book is for you. **Bronze Winner in the Business/Career/Sales of the 2007 Independent Publisher Book Awards.

Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company president‚e(tm)s garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice. Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed.

 

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Shri Henkel lives in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Her desire to write began at an early age.She has finally been able to reach the goal of seeing her books in print, under her given name and her pen name. Shri owns a Management and Marketing Consulting business and is a freelance writer and marketing professional. Shri has 21 years of business management and 16 years of marketing experience. The knowledge she gained in this work has been invaluable in creating helpful handbooks for business managers and owners. These experiences include suggestions about techniques that worked and warnings about things that didn‚e(tm)t. In addition to her non fiction work, she has four novels in print under her pen name, Nikki Leigh. She is beginning work on her fifth and sixth novels and two novellas. Her love of the coast, history, and lighthouses is apparent in her stories. On a trip to Cape Ann with her brother, Chris, she discovered the area that was the perfect setting for a series of books. The rugged land, hard-working people, and rich history were too compelling to ignore. Cape Ann, Eastern Point, and Gloucester, Massachusetts are the setting for her books which focus on the ‚eoeStormy View‚e lighthouse. Her first novella is set along the Outer Banks of North Carolina and is the first mystery in a series. For more information about her work, visit her fiction Web site at www.nikkileigh.com or her business site www.sandcconsulting.com. She also invites you to visit her and other friends at the Readers Station. This site helps readers understand more about the settings and characters that make up your favorite stories. You also have a chance to meet and talk with authors. The Web site is: www.readersstation.com.

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