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World’s Simplest Management Secret


We (our team at For Impact/Suddes Group) spend a ton of time on ‘BUS’ issues. Here is the World’s Simplest Management Secret… when it comes to getting the most productivity out of your talent:

ASK PEOPLE HOW THEY PREFER TO BE MANAGED!

I got this wonderfully simple tip/secret from Geoffrey James at Sales Source through Inc. magazine’s blog. (I love my iPad. I love Flipboard. I love Inc., Fast Company, Success Magazine).

Read the article but here’s the essence:

  • You can’t manage ‘people’.
  • You can manage individuals on your team.
  • However, they are all different… and need different styles.

Thus, apply the World’s Simplest Management Secret: JUST ASK (THEM)!