Manager Tools

Mike Auzenne and Mark Horstman

Business, Careers, Management & Marketing

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Careers 7

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/testimonials to read what others are saying about the impact Manager Tools has had on their careers and lives.


What can you do when a direct refuses or disagrees with a reasonable request? Use The Manager Tools Middleman Test.

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If you think you're a "working manager", and that's harder somehow, you're wrong.

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Adding Headcount Basics

March 27th, 2017

Just because your people "are too busy" doesn't mean it's time to add more.