By Dan Rockwell via leadershipfreak.wordpress.com Article
Companies Choose Unqualified Managers 82% of the Time
“Only one in ten people have the talent to manage. No wonder, according to Gallup, companies choose unqualified managers 82% of the time.
If you disagree with Gallup’s findings, establish a criteria for effective management behaviors and survey your employees, anonymously of course.
It’s the “and”:
The “and” in the following sentences makes management challenging.
- Building relationships and delivering results.
- Answering expectations from higher ups and treating people like humans rather than tools.
- Getting things done today and reminding people of the big picture.
- Giving support and challenge.
- Having tough conversations and staying optimistic.
- Innovating and establishing routines.
- Listening to input and making decisions.
- Prioritizing time and remaining flexible.
- Expecting performance and developing people.
- Providing negative feedback and affirming positive behaviors.”