Peanut Butter and Jelly Management: Tales from Parenthood Lessons for Managers

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Nurture their self esteem, help them find and explore opportunities to grow and present yourself as a positive role model. These are just some of the suggestions put forward in this title which uses the paradigm of parenthood to teach managers different ways to manage.
 

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Contents

First String Catcher Practice practice and more practice
1
At the Arrival Gate Communication opens doorsand people
11
The Captain and the Goalie Leaders step forward
22
Brothers and Sisters Stick Together Teamwork works
30
Balloons for Christopher Michael An emotional bond
39
A Shoe Box under the Bed Think personal
48
To Grandmas House We Go Values are palpable
56
No More Training Wheels The courage to let go
66
Doing Homework Strengthen your human capital
108
Im Sorry Ms Gioieni Acknowledge mistakes accept responsibility and move forward
118
The Excitement of Broadway Why the arts belong in the workplace
125
Its a Deal Agreed? Goal setting
133
The Tongue of a Different Color No hiding from the truth
143
Surf s Up Castles in the Sand Work hard play hard A winning combination
149
When to Dive in the Deep End Going where youve never been before
156
When Things Get Tough Coming to grips with the unexpected
163

The Emergency Room Keep your cool
74
Not Everyone Likes Vanilla Let loose the entrepreneurial spirit
83
When in Doubt Sit It Out If youre losing control stop right there
92
Grandpas Way of Doing Things Pride and passion Not just goodvery good
99
Afterword
175
Index
178
About the Authors
182
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