If you are a manager, to be effective, you will require strong communication and leadership skills. Managing employees is a skill, like any other skill. How skillful do you feel in managing your teams? Where do you feel you struggle and certainly recognize the areas that you are competent?
Like all skills, you build a foundation of knowledge in order to increase your competency. Reading, training and finding a mentor are all avenues to increase your knowledge. Review “Top Ten Tips on Managing People” by Nancy Anderson on HealthCareJobSite.com.
Being a great manager is something that anyone in that position aspires to, but to become one requires more than just possessing the right degree or the necessary years of experience as a subordinate. Often the biggest roadblock on the way to becoming a truly great manager is learning how to become a great people manager. Here are ten top tips on managing people that any supervisor can use to help up their “game.”
Use her tips to access your level of knowledge and skill in each of the areas. Don’t judge yourself negatively if you lack in one area, rather see it as a tool to increase your ability to manage employees. As you want your employees to be strong performers, provide the same goal for yourself.
I especially like Tip #4 because if your priority is the success of your employee,
you will become more focus on them and
naturally build your own strengths as a manager.
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