Practical Ways to Lead & Serve (Manage) Others
Modern Management Made Easy, Book 2
by Johanna Rothman
Great managers lead and serve others by creating an environment where
people can do their best work. Create trust, loyalty, and engagement as
a modern manager. Learn to lead and serve others with ease.
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You can excel at managing people when you lead and serve them. You might
have only seen managers try to direct and control others. You might
think you can’t possibly lead and serve others. Especially not with all
the pressure you feel. You can. Great managers create an environment
where people can do their best work. These excellent managers lead and
serve others—not control or direct them. Based on research and backed
up by personal stories, this book will show you how modern managers lead
and serve others. Through questions and stories, learn how you can:
- Change your focus from individuals to teams;
- Create more capability in each person and as a team;
- Create more engaged teams or workgroups;
- Support people as they manage their careers and eliminate the need
for performance reviews;
- Support teams as they can learn to manage themselves;
- And much more.
With its question and myth, each chapter offers you options to rethink
how you lead and serve others. Become a modern manager. Learn to lead
and serve others to deliver the results everyone needs.
What You Need
- 1. Managers Lead and Serve Others
- 2. How Many People Can You Serve as a Manager?
- 3. How Often Do You Meet Privately With People?
- 4. Do I Really Need to Tell Someone How They’re Doing?
- 5. Is Measuring Time Useful?
- 6. How Can You Tell if People Are Engaged?
- 7. How Do You Know People are Working Hard?
- 8. What Value do Performance Reviews Offer?
- 9. Do People Ever Need External Credit?
- 10. Who Deserves a Job Here?
- 11. Do Hiring Shortcuts Work?
- 12. Are People Resources?
- 13. Do Experts Help Finish the Work?
- 14. Who Do You Promote Into Management?
- 15. Where Will You Start Leading and Serving Others?
- 16. Annotated Bibliography
Johanna Rothman, known as the “Pragmatic Manager,” offers frank
advice for your tough problems. She helps leaders and teams do
reasonable things that work. Equipped with that knowledge, they can then
decide how to adapt their product development. With her trademark
practicality and humor, Johanna is the author of 18 books about many
aspects of product development. Find her Pragmatic Manager newsletter,
articles, and blogs at jrothman.com and