It is difficult to understand what it is to be a manager. And there are often few guides or pointers on how to do it well. We correct that error here.
There are few acronyms more commonly applied in business than “SMART.” But not everything we need to delegate fits into that structure.
Management is about getting results. Which raises an interesting question: if you get good at it, are you just engaging in manipulation?
We are all traders. We all do it, every day. But we often say that we’re not fond of negotiating. That would be a misconception.
The world revolves around pithy sayings. We value quotes, we see resonance in them, and we repeat them regularly. They also offer greater meaning and insight in how we manage, if we know where to look.
We know the importance of people skills. We often don’t think about how relevant and useful our dog skills are. Canny insights into how managing people like dogs might be an advisable strategy.