Manager Tools
Manager Tools
Tired of management theory? Want to learn specific skills to help improve your management performance? Then Manager Tools is the podcast for you! Manager Tools is a weekly business podcast focused on helping professionals become more effective managers and leaders. Each week, we discuss specific actions for professionals to take to achieve their desired management and career objectives. Manager Tools won Best Business Podcast Award in 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2012 as well as the People's Choice Award in 2008. Go to http://www.manager-tools.com/recommendations to read what others are saying about the impact Manager Tools has had on their careers and lives.
We continue our guidance about managing in the time of COVID-19.

Part 2 of our guidance on managing during a pandemic, such as COVID-19 (Coronavirus), or a similar international crisis.

Part 1 of our guidance on managing during a pandemic, such as COVID-19 (Coronavirus), or a similar international crisis.

The common wisdom about work-family balance is wrong. We're asking the wrong question.

Training is the go-to answer for skill development. But training isn't really what you want.

Our Hall Of Fame guidance on capturing interview results in a fast and simple meeting.

Part 2 of our guidance on small project management deliverables basics.

Part 1 of our guidance on small project management deliverables basics.

Part 2 of our guidance for managers and directs expressing concern that Manager Tools' Trinity guidance is formulaic, and not authentic. Here's how to think through those concerns, and/or address them from a colleague.

Part 1 of our guidance for managers and directs expressing concern that Manager Tools' Trinity guidance is formulaic, and not authentic. Here's how to think through those concerns, and/or address them from a colleague.

The data on how race and gender affect behaviors and outcomes for the Manager Tools trinity.

Part 2 of our guidance on reducing interviewee stress. Adding more stress to a candidate reduces the effectiveness of your interview process. Don't do it.

Our Hall of Fame guidance on how to think more creatively about annual planning goals.

Our Hall Of Fame guidance on how to start setting annual goals, and why we do not like "SMART" goals.

Part 1 of our guidance on reducing interviewee stress. Adding more stress to a candidate reduces the effectiveness of your interview process. Don't do it.

Part 2 of our Hall Of Fame guidance on how to teach directs how to interview candidates for hiring.

Part 1 of our Hall Of Fame guidance on how to teach directs how to interview candidates for hiring.

Our Hall of Fame guidance on delivering a performance review.

This week, we're re-releasing one of our Hall of Fame casts on how to prepare performance reviews.

Our Hall Of Fame guidance on the secret to reinvigorating a stalled technical career.