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First Line Manager: Leaders must manage to lead

  Leaders must be managers; but, managers do not necessarily have to be leaders. Leaders have to manager all the resources at their disposal, self, others, communication, etc. Managers also must do the same.  Both are responsible for results. The … Continue reading

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First Line Manager: Over Thinking stuff

What is over thinking? I am working on a project for my college fraternity. A “Reflection Workshop” designed to help our young members recognize the culture in their chapter. What are the traits the members desire to emulate for our … Continue reading

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The First Line Manager: Trust begins a process that leads to success.

What can trust do for a first line manager? Trust opens opportunities for you. As night auditor at the Ramada in Tuscaloosa, I thought management did not care about how I did my job. I performed night audits prior to … Continue reading

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First line manager: Change Must Be Doable, Seeable, and Feelable.

Is change inevitable? Absolutely. Change is necessary. Change can come from the first line manager’s department or elsewhere. Either way, change is the first line manager’s responsibility to implement in his department. The primary value of change is to create … Continue reading

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First Line Manager: What process in your job is not important?

“What process in your job is not important?” is the most important question to ask your employees. You must ask this question now and then. You need them to do a process, you need to know to change it or drop … Continue reading

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