Fight the Undermanagement Epidemic: How to Build A Culture of Strong Leadership
If your managers are like most, they are stuck in a vicious cycle of undermanagement… and it’s likely they don’t even realize it. Despite all the meetings and metrics surrounding everybody at work these days, nine out of ten managers struggle to practice the fundamentals of leadership. They don’t provide employees with regular high-structure, high-substance guidance, direction, support and coaching. As a result, unnecessary problems occur. What is undermanagement and how can you recognize it in your organization or team? What are the costs of undermanagement? Why is it getting so much harder to manage people today? What are the most common myths that keep managers from taking a more highly engaged approach? How can you break the vicious cycle of undermanagement?
In this session. participants will learn:
- The eight costs of undermanagement that lead right to the bottom line
- The seven myths that prevent most managers from being highly engaged with direct reports
- Exactly what employees need from managers in order to succeed
- Exactly what managers need from senior executives in order to deliver what their employees need
- Strategies, options and next steps
Bruce Tulgan is an adviser to business leaders all over the world and a sought-after keynote speaker and seminar leader. He is the founder and CEO of RainmakerThinking, Inc., a management research and training firm, as well as RainmakerLearning, an online training resource. Drawing on 25 years of workplace research and sharing true stories from real managers, he will share best practices and techniques for understanding and identifying the signs, symptoms, and effects of undermanagement in your organization, identifying the specific challenges managers are facing in the real world today, instilling regular high-structure, high-substance, coaching-style management, embracing and adopting the best practices of highly-engaged management, and for making a systematic commitment to proven best practices at every level. With a blend of humor, insight, and concrete best-practices, Tulgan teaches leaders how to fight the undermanagement epidemic and start building a culture of strong highly engaged leadership.
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