Summer 2013 Managing Smart

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Elevate Your Leadership
Managers often meet their goals within their departments, but they don’t always transfer their strengths to venues involving the entire organizational leadership team. They must elevate their thinking from tactical to strategic at all levels.

Avoid Workplace Landmines
Many well-intentioned managers step on workplace landmines that could have been easily avoided or disarmed. But managers often wait until a land mine has detonated to go to the HR department. To avoid being one of those managers cleaning up after an explosion, familiarize yourself with common perils.

Tame the E-mail Beast
Receiving hundreds of emails a day, most managers feel behind on their day before stepping foot in the office. Effectively manage your inbox, and turn e-mail into a time-saver instead of a time-stealer. Simple tips and tools can help.

Keep Moving On Up
Getting promoted to a leadership role represents an exciting achievement, but don’t let it be your crowning one. Follow 10 steps that will take you from a leader of few to a leader of many.

Resources for Managers
Books and websites to help managers do their jobs better.

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