From the Inside Flap
If you want your staff to perform at their best, then you need to become the best damn manager ever, someone who can ignite your employees' passion for their jobs, enabling them to execute their duties at a high level whether you're there or not. The Best Damn Management Book Ever teaches managers, executives, and business owners how to do just that. From the acclaimed author of The Best Damn Sales Book Ever, this concise trove of management wisdom outlines the nine keys to creating self-motivated high achievers.
The Best Damn Management Book Ever uses entertaining real-life stories to explain practical, easy-to-implement strategies to hone your leadership skills. Learn to communicate more effectively with the people who report to you, gain insight, and determine each employee's "Hot Buttons" and motivators. Get detailed steps for creating a culture of excellence, including:
Set high standards, and help your people build winning streaks with daily goals that incrementally expand their comfort zones
Clearly explain to all of your employees the importance of their jobs
Teach people the tools and techniques to be self-motivated
Create opportunities for your middle-of-the-pack employees to interact with your top 10 percent
Learn to offer constructive criticism balanced by praise, recognition, and positive reinforcement
Let people do their jobs so that you don't waste your higher salary performing lower level tasks
Become the best damn leader your staff needs to achieve their goals and blow away the competition.
From the Back Cover
"Warren's rapid fire presentations have always provided simple, easy-to-implement ideas that make a real impact and produce results. With his new book, we have a ready reference tool to go back to and get refreshed on those concepts."Bob Crostarosa, Senior Vice President-Marketing, TBC Retail Group
"Whether you're a new or seasoned manager, the nine keys serve as a great foundational reminder for getting the best out of those you lead. Warren gives another straightforward message on how to build a successful future. A winning approach to achievement!"Jeff Burke, Senior Vice President, Allstate Insurance Company of Canada
"There is nothing theoretical about this book! It is an easy read that demands action; the only distraction will be wanting to put into practice what you have just read. With humorous illustrations and pithy comments, it quickly lays bare any pretense that you have about your own management style. Every CEO who wants to recruit and retain great people should make it required reading for all of their managers."Phil Doye, CEO, Kelway (UK) Ltd.
"Warren's book is well researched and is remarkably clear on key issues surrounding daily management tasks. It should be required reading for your management team. At a time in business history when challenges are enormous, this tool can help navigate your business to exceed its current success."Allen Fritts, President, Honeywell Fire Systems Group