Key Points from Book: One Minute Manager

Effective managers manage themselves and the people they work with so that both the organizatiom amd the people profit from their presence

People who feel good about themselves produce good results

Balance your quantity and quality output

Always makes it clear what our responsibilities are and what we are being held accountable for

Tell problem in an observable, measurable terms

Do a one minute goals:
Agree on your goals
See what good behavior looks like
Write out your goals in less than 250 words
Read and re-read your goal
Assess your performance
See whether your behavior matches your goal

Giving feedback and asking for it could be a big help

Help people reach their full potential. Catch them doing something right

When they do something right, praise the, immediately for what they did in a specific way.

When they do something wrong, reprimand immediately for what they did in a specific way. Then remind them how valuable they are to you and how you think of them well.

We are not just our behavior. We are the person managing our behavior

Goals begin behaviors. Consequences maintain behaviors


About Kevin

Kevin is a research analyst at a macro research firm and a private fund manager since 2012. He holds a Master of Management in Finance degree from McGill University and has passed all levels of CFA and FRM exam. Kevin is an avid traveler and photographer, with a record of 33 countries visited in 2019. He is a freelance contributor at Getty Image and is running two website in his spare time, and
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