Great Managers Are Scarce

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According to Gallup research "Great managers are scarce because the talent required to be one is rare. They discovered that about one in 10 people possess high talent to manage,"
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Amy Adkins writes in a Hubspot blog post. "Though many people have some of the necessary traits, few have the unique combination of talent needed to help a team achieve the kind of excellence that significantly improves a company's performance. Which is:

1. Motivational ability
2. Assertiveness
3. Accountability
4. Relationship building
5. Decision making skills"

If you are a manager - how would you rank yourself on those 5 areas? And if you didn't fare too well - don't panic - you can learn most of those attributes if you are 'motivated' enough. My suggestion would be to encourage managers in your sphere of influence to get themselves a coach or mentor - we can all benefit from one of those.

Ann Andrews CSP


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Ann Andrews CSP specialises in working with high performing teams and showing managers how to deal with poor performance.

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