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 Journeyman

A global macro analyst with over four years experience in the financial market, the author began his career as an equity analyst before transitioning to macro research focusing on Emerging Markets at a well-known independent research firm. He read voraciously, spending most of his free time following The Economist magazine and reading topics on finance and self-improvement. When off duty, he works part-time for Getty Images, taking pictures from all over the globe. To date, he has over 1200 pictures over 35 countries being sold through the company.
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