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I am a firm believer in the power of employee engagement. The Gallup Organization has shown a strong correlation between 12 elements of great managing and business results. My summary of the book will give you the basics, with links to more information. (Select "Summary or '12 - The Elements of Great Managing;" on the form below.)
When you join a new company, get promoted, or bring in a new member of your team, the first 100 days are crucial to long term success. In late 2006, on my blog, I ran a series of posts on how to get a great start as a new leader. (Select "How to get a great start as a new leader".)
Do you want to develop the folks who work on your team? If so, you'll need to give them regular coaching. Check out my format for monthly coaching sessions. (Select "Format for monthly coaching sessions".)
The best laid plans often fail because we forgot to think about what could go wrong. Once your first draft plan is complete, use my tool to drive out potential problems. (Select "How to seek and destroy potential problems".)
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