04 Book Review Series: 1001 Ways to Inspire – Management

Management is Crucial

In management, understand the key to resolving the problem. Many type two personalities need prioritizing and address their insecurities. Type three’s can be difficult to read and not aware of the problems around them. Maintain an open communication with them and provide a “need you” approach. Type four personalities will not make personal sacrifices to work harder. Encourage and demand they reorganize their priorities.

Unacceptable performance must be carefully defined by individual managers. As a manager, you must set the goals for acceptable and unacceptable standards. You must take the bull by the horns and clarify an established commitment. Let them know up-front what is expected, what they did wrong as well as what they did right. Apply what you can about the personality type to improve performance. To keep your employees motivated, find out what they fear and what they want and use that knowledge to correct a situation. Be prepared to resolve an employee’s personal problems in pursuing motivation. Whatever the issue, work to restore an employee’s motivation.

Setting New & Higher Expectations

We expect management power to be in control with forcefulness. Conflict is a sign that an organization is alive and people are doing what they’re supposed to be doing. Internal conflicts though can consume time. Motivating peers to do what you want them to do is vitally important to managing skills.

An employee’s own character and will motivate a boss. Trust is important in the relationship. If a boss is a micromanager, provide them with indirect feedback and address concerns in the proper manner. A macro-manager has little interest in details. Most have type one personalities. They perceive macro-managing is the only way to get to the top.

Who is a Natural Leader?

A leader is the one who climbs the biggest tree. Proactive managers are constantly listening and providing proactive techniques. Type one’s are not good leaders as they have no patience. Appearance influences perception of a leader. What you look like counts and first impressions begin with what others see in you. It is critical during a presentation to be positive instead of negative. Leverage a positive first impression. Know what your face is showing and gesture with purpose. Be sure to make impressive first impressions in all social settings. If you sound strong and confident, others will be motivated to work with you. Your voice is a remarkable tool that can used to reduce tension and anxiety and convey calmness and control. Especially in a social setting, relax and enjoy and keep it light and friendly and avoid work-related topics.

So… What’s Your Strategy

Strategic encounters can be a powerful weapon. A creative idea to introduce can be difficult to acquire an opportunity for someone to listen to you. Utilize an informal time to present your idea and ask to discuss it in greater detail later. Exercise charm for an opportunity to be heard.

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