Steve King’s Conversation with a Manager: Stories from the Frontline podcast uncovered many great stories and advice from experienced managers. But there were three lessons that really stuck out.
“Conversation with a Manager: Stories from the Frontline” podcast passes on the best advice and counsel from experienced managers.
Frontline managers often feel responsible for doing the heavy lifting of organizational change efforts. This “manager’s dilemma” is not a guarantee of failure. When managers embrace four specific roles related to change efforts, they can be more successful in moving a change forward.
A poorly designed organization is going to encounter trouble in the marketplace. Smart leaders realize that their organization’s culture either helps or hinders progress towards mission and strategy.
In the webinar “They Don’t Know What They Don’t Know: Your Frontline Managers Need Process Management Skills,” author and instructor Steve King explained how you can help your frontline managers connect people management and process management to better support your organization.
Optimizing team performance will help align your team, and knowing how to manage group dynamics from a virtual space will help you, as a manager, and your teams thrive.
While managing individuals has stayed relatively normal, making sure the whole team is optimized and still working together while physically apart is a bigger challenge than it was before. How can managers navigate the differences between managing individuals and managing teams in this new reality?
Setting individual and team goals that are tied to strategic organizational initiatives can help you create team alignment.
Jeff Chan has been an instructor at the Wisconsin School of Business Center for Professional & Executive Development since 2016.
This year marks our 75th Anniversary. To celebrate, we’re publishing 75 stories about members of our community. Sergio Valletti is the majority owner and managing director of Terranova SRL. He came to CPED in the spring of 2019 to complete his Advanced Management and Leadership Certificate.