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Inspirational Manager By Judith Leary-Joyce

Inspirational Manager
by Judith Leary-Joyce

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Inspirational Manager: How to Build Relationships that Deliver Results by Judith Leary-Joyce

Some bosses are better than good - they're inspirational. Their teams deliver exceptional performance because they can't imagine letting their manager down. These Inspirational Managers earn more respect, suffer less stress and produce better results than other managers. Want to be one? This book tells you how.

Inspirational Managergoes to the very 'heart' of management, it shows you how to be a great manager and remain true to yourself. It shows you to how to uncover the best in your people and how to have the tough conversations when they are needed.

Drawing on the experiences of real inspirational managers, facing real challenges and managing real people, Inspirational Manager gives you the tools and techniques to ensure that people notice you and say - "now there's a great manager!"

Like the managers in the book, you'll find at times that it is hard work but immensely satisfying. You'll love what you do, deliver great results and make a difference. Who knows, you and your team might start enjoying Mondays as much as Fridays!

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Inspirational Manager Reviews


'Inspirational Manager is thought provoking and pragmatic. It provides useful tactics and action plans for achieving success across various management disciplines with rules to guide you through each stage. A useful companion throughout your managerial career, this book can help guide you and your people to success.'
Mark Horsfield, Professional Development Manager, Microsoft

'This is not just another book on management: it is an important book about YOU. It is full of better ways for you to engage with your staff, deal with difficult situations, and recognise success. I guarantee that this book will enhance your performance as a manager.'
Detective Superintendent Peter Rigby - Cheshire Constabulary

About Judith Leary-Joyce


Judith Leary-Joyce has a real passion for developing great workplaces and wants everyone to get out of bed each morning, eager to get on with their work. As CEO of Great Companies Consulting, she spends her time supporting organisations that have an appetite for delivering great results through their people. She has considerable experience of consulting plus coaching/facilitating leaders, managers and significant influencers in a wide range of organisations. Her psychology background gives her a deep understanding of the factors that drive people to make their best efforts and perform brilliantly.

Judith is also author of Becoming an Employer of Choice a book that explores how you can contribute to the development and maintenance of a great workplace.

Table of Contents


Acknowledgements

1 It's got to be better than this!

  • The benefits of being an inspirational manager
  • The Field of Dreams
  • Now over to you

2 What it takes to be an inspirational manager

  • So you want to be an inspirational manager?
  • What sort of manager are you?
  • Summary
  • Action plan

3 The beliefs of an inspirational manager

  • What inspirational managers believe in
  • The benefits of being an inspirational manager
  • Managing upwards in an inspirational way
  • Summary
  • Action plan

4 Keep on learning

  • Developing your emotional muscle
  • Where will I find this learning?
  • Yourself as a role model
  • Summary
  • Action plan

5 Focusing your attention

  • Why focus matters
  • Identifying your natural focus
  • Crisis of focus
  • Can I have balanced focus and still be ambitious?
  • Summary
  • Action plan

6 The inspirational manager as coach

  • The differences between coaching and mentoring
  • Using a coaching style
  • The purpose of coaching
  • Coaching interventions
  • Stages in a coaching session
  • Giving advice
  • Summary
  • Action plan

7 Building inspirational teams

  • The team's framework
  • Developing your own team style
  • Summary
  • Action plan

8 The performance management process
  • Performance management feels very demanding
  • The essence of inspirational performance management
  • Setting up inspirational performance management
  • Examples of inspirational performance management
  • The inspirational performance management process
  • Limit the number of direct reports
  • Summary
  • Action plan

9 Making the most of delegation

  • What is delegation?
  • Assess your workload
  • The process of delegation
  • Making the best use of mistakes
  • Summary
  • Action plan

10 Managing your talent

  • Stages of talent management
  • How will I fit it all in?
  • Lack of opportunity in the organisation
  • Summary
  • Action plan

11 Holding the tough conversations

  • Addressing performance issues
  • Delivering a tough message
  • The final call
  • Summary
  • Action plan

12 Recruiting the best

  • How to recruit the best
  • How inspirational managers interview
  • So you find the right people, then what?
  • Summary
  • Action plan

13 Building recognition into your day

  • Find your own limits
  • Do fun and work mix?
  • Getting to grips with validation
  • How to celebrate success
  • Making recognition part of the working day
  • Involving family and friends
  • A final word
  • Summary
  • Action plan

14 The leader in every manager

  • What is the difference between leading and managing?
  • The inspirational manager as leader
  • Summary
  • Action plan

Appendix 1: Who are these inspirational managers?

Appendix 2: Inspiration

  • Inspirational managers share their sources of inspiration
  • Useful addresses
  • Books to read


Additional information

GOR001229148
Inspirational Manager: How to Build Relationships that Deliver Results by Judith Leary-Joyce
Judith Leary-Joyce
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pearson Education Limited
2007-06-07
288
0273712519
9780273712510
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