Overall a great, informative, and enjoyable book which is very easy to read.
His approach and suggestions will help the first-time manager avoid common pitfalls and cause the most experienced manager to reflect on how to "do it better".
While this book is described as a guide for first time managers, I also found it very helpful for an experienced entrepreneur.
Often makes declarations without support, the anecdotes often don't line up with the point he's trying to make, and several of the chapters read like a listicle.Published 1 month ago by E. Ramsey
I read this book after I had been a manager for some time and i still found this book very useful. It has some great basic information for all levels of management. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Kindle Customer
Written with real wisdom, warmth and compassion for the newly promoted manager, this book is full of pragmatic and accessible advice on how to `manage right'. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Joan Henshaw
I read this cover to cover in a day. It was engaging and informative. As I endeavor to grow my design firm, this information is just what I need to manage my new hires. Read morePublished on January 1, 2013 by H. Cox
I reference this book often, very well written with tons of no nonsense useful advice. I have given it as gifts to some of my managers as well.Published on December 21, 2012 by F Javier Cortés
There are no head-snapping revelations in this book, nor does David Baker make any such claim. His purpose is to provide cohesive, comprehensive, and cost-effective coverage of... Read morePublished on July 11, 2012 by Robert Morris
Managing right for the first time is a valuable resource for anyone moving into a managerial role, especially for those managing creatives. Read morePublished on May 30, 2012 by Archie
This book is very well written. Funny, informative, down-to-earth and real. He writes in a way that makes you feel like he doesn't have all of the answers, which no one does, but... Read morePublished on February 24, 2012 by Notamanager
I really liked this book because it was loaded with practical advice and actionable things for a new leader. Read morePublished on January 19, 2012 by trugroupscott