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7 Books to Help New Managers Develop Effective Leadership Skills

7 Books to Help New Managers Develop Effective Leadership Skills

Your leadership team is one of the most important assets your company has. Leaders motivate, train, drive change and make the important decisions you can’t make. In its Project Oxygen study, Google identified eight top qualities needed to be a successful team lead. Surprisingly, technical skills came in last place.

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What it Takes to Be an Effective Manager Today

What it Takes to Be an Effective Manager Today

We are going through a management crisis.  Gallup found that 50 percent of workers who quit their jobs left due to issues with management, supporting the idea that employees leave bosses, not jobs.  Employees today are looking for companies with less layers of management and more freedom in the workplace.

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Stop Settling for IT Mediocrity – & Manage Beyond ‘Meh’

Stop Settling for IT Mediocrity - & Manage Beyond 'Meh'

To keep up with the speed of business, IT departments need to stop thinking about pinching pennies and using automation and outsourcing to make things cheaper and easier. What many don’t realize is that these practices are stressing organizational infrastructure and making operations mediocre at best.

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