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Anyone who’s been a manager will tell you that there is a huge difference between doing and managing.
And the list goes on.
In most organizations, if you are the best at your craft, it’s likely you’ll be selected to be the next team leader, supervisor or manager. The irony is that few new managers get much training on how to actually manage. The reality is that you must leap into a whole new set of tasks that require a whole new set of skills.
And, unfortunately, most new managers receive very little training to prepare them for these new challenges. One study found that of all the training we receive from our employer, 95% is task and job related and only 5% supports the kind of skills you need to manage others. Skills like communicating assignments, setting deadlines, resolving disputes, dealing with employee problems and inspiring your team to excel.
By the end of this webinar, participants will be better able to:
To avoid the pitfalls into which new managers often fall
All industries where there are managers and doers.
An in-demand speaker and author, Larry, delivered more than 2000 paid presentations for association conferences, corporations and government organization meetings, including his speech for numerous SHRM chapters including Greater Phoenix, Ohio, Inland Empire, Louisiana, and Indiana. He’s also spoken for Harley-Davidson, Southwest Airlines, and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Larry is the co-author of the top-selling book Absolute Honesty: Building a Corporate Culture That Values Straight Talk and Rewards Integrity. He’s written for the Huffington Post and has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal and the Harvard Business Review. He has also been interviewed on CNN. He has also written more than 100 published articles on the topic of improving organizational culture.
Larry holds an M.A. in Counseling Psychology from Northern Arizona University and a CSP (Certified Speaking Professional) designation from the National Speakers Association.