Executive Education

How to Be a Good Manager

Congratulation for acquiring your new position as a manager! But, do you know what is expected of you? Your role as a manager can make the company fall or succeed depending on how you handle things. Don’t worry though, by the end of this blog post; you will be able to know exactly what to do to make your business successful.

Train your employees

A good manager should ensure all his employees are up-to-date with the necessary knowledge concerning the industry. Your new employees may have attained good grades in colleges, but they still need to know how things go on in your company step by step. Therefore, it is your work as a manager to ensure that all your employees are up to the task.

Effective communication

Every manager should have excellent communication skills to be able to pass the message to their teams effectively. Excellent communication skills include good listening skills and also being able to learn facial expressions. So, as much as technology has come to ease communication, other than sending out emails, managers should also strive to speak one on one with their fellow employees once in a while, to hear out their views and also to be able to judge according to their facial expressions.

Encourage teamwork

Teamwork is very vital to any organization. Again, it’s the manager’s responsibility to ensure all the employees work as a team to achieve the organization’s goals. In any case, if you realize your workers aren’t working together as a team take them to escape room franchise so as they can learn the importance of teamwork.

Be a good example

Any manager who sets out the rules and acts against them himself is a failure. If you want your business to succeed, lead as an example. If you want others to arrive at work on time, be sure to be there before everyone, and they will happily do as you say.

Be consistent

Don’t keep on changing your mind on everything to say, because you’ll end up making your fellow workers to mistrust you. So be consistent, and be sure before you make any orders for your company.

Be honest

To solve other people’s problem, you first must be a reasonable person. Remember, your employees are human beings and can misunderstand each other at times. For you to be able to bring them back together, you should not judge any of them without listening to their stories. Don’t favor some of your workers but treat them all equally.

Recognize achievement

Last but not least, show some appreciation if the work is done according to your instruction. And just like you condemn any failure, give credits to every achievement your team has made to motivate them.

Now that you have learned various skills for a good manager; I believe you’re up to the task, and so you should believe in yourself as well. Be confidence as you address your employees, and you’re going to be the best manager, they have ever had.

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Anna Papadopoulos
Vice President & Executive Editor. Anna Papadopoulos is the Vice President and Executive Editor of the CEOWORLD magazine. In that role she resumes responsibility for the CEOWORLD magazine newsroom, setting daily news priorities, and directing all of CEOWORLD magazine's news-gathering teams. Previously, Anna was the senior supervising editor of CEOWORLD magazine's International Desk. Follow her on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, or connect on LinkedIn. Email her at AP@ceoworld.biz