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The power of these questions cannot be underestimated, especially if you want to lead and not manage."
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Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Step 1 - Define!
    A Single Definition?
        Management and Management Functions
            To manage
    Short and Sweet?
        Smart And Lazy
        Smart and Diligent
        Dense and Diligent
        Dense and Lazy
    Only Two?
        The Bean Counter
        The Generalist
        Myers-Briggs Personality Type
            Dominant Introverted Types
            Dominant Extroverted Types
        Keirsey Temperament
            Dominant Introverted Types
            Dominant Extroverted Types
        To Summarize:
    Manager = Entrepreneur?
    Are You Managed?
    Ethics and Leadership?

Step 2 - Know The Sins!
    13 Deadly Sins
    Results-Oriented Instead of Goal-Oriented
        Open the Lines of Communication
    Overlook Setting Goals Together With the Employees
    Let Everything Go Uncontrolled
    Nobody Takes Responsibility for the Team
    Demand and Encourage
    Ignore Standards
    Tolerate Negligence
    Ignore the Different Personalities in the Team
    I’m Too Busy Right Now…
        Laid Back / Let Them Do It…
    Making Money Is Important.
        Pressing the Budget Too Tight
    Instead of Delegating You Do Everything Yourself
    Be Everybody’s Darling
    Only Give Tribute to a Chosen Few
    Minor Sins
    “I’m sorry.”

Step 7 - Bring the Fun to Work

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