Do – Determine from the list the things you think are most important to accomplish, and are things you should do yourself. Delegate – Remember that there are many people with skills, experience, and motivation to carry out a wide variety of tasks. Understands that real leaders do not try to accomplish everything themselves and recognizes that some things are better handled by others. Delegating not only frees up your time for other things, it ensures that resources are used wisely and that others who want to help are motivated and involved. Delay until another time – Some things can wait. The danger is delaying too many things until deadlines are near. The best policy here is to consider when things are due, how long it will take to accomplish them, and what your current workload will allow. It makes sense to delay things that are not due when you are “overburdened” and to accomplish them ahead of time when you can. Delete – If you recognize that some of your goals are not achievable or realistic, or that they are just not important, eliminate them.
From Being to Becoming a Better Manager
that we do
ALL OUR TOMORROWS
Recollect a Manager Who
How did he/she inspire you
at the workplace and outside?
Scope to Improve
Leaving those five, pick up one
quality that you think you need
Form a pair with your neighbor
and discuss why it’s important
Share with the class
We ARE what we WANT TO BE
As a man thinks in his heart, so is he.
- Proverbs 23:7
The mind is its own place, and in itself
can make a heaven of hell, a hell of
- John Milton
What Makes Managers Better?
Knowing Your Strengths
Why Strengths Analysis?
You were born to win;
but to be a winner, you must
plan to win,
prepare to win, and
expect to win.
- Zig Ziglar
to capitalize on strengths, to be pro-active, to take better decisions
At 211 degrees...water is hot.
At 212 degrees...it boils.
And with boiling water, comes steam.
And steam can power a machine.
And, it's that ONE extra degree that
makes all the difference.
What is Success?
Eureka! Recall one situation when you felt successful.
is living up to
Success Starts Smart
Form two groups.
When I say “go” . . . . . .
When I say “go” . . . . . .
along the walls
of the hall once.
Finish this task
in 3 minutes
and return to
Smart Way to Succeed
Smart Goals, Swift Action
• WHAT? Goal
• HOW? Action steps
• WHEN? Deadline for completion
• WHO? Person responsible for action
• HOW WILL WE KNOW?
Indicator that the step/goal has been
Better Managers Are Ambitious
1. Success comes from
2. Challenge yourself
Audit Your Time
• What tasks are you performing?
• How much time are you
spending on each of them?
• Plan each day/hour/minute
• Use a device/calendar/organizer
• Have a clock visibly placed
Better Managers Think Positive
A young lady looked in the mirror one morning. She
had three remaining hairs on her head, and being a
positive soul, she said, "I think I'll braid my hair
today.“ So she braided her three hairs, and she had
a great day.
Some days later, looking in the mirror one morning,
she saw that she had only two hairs remaining.
"Hmm, two hairs... I fancy a centre parting today."
She duly parted her two hairs, and as ever, she had
a great day.
A week or so later, she saw that she had just one
hair left on her head. "One hair huh...," she mused,
"I know a pony-tail will be perfect." And again she
had a great day.
The next morning she looked in the mirror. She was
completely bald. “ Finally bald huh," she said to
herself, "How wonderful! I won't have to waste time
doing my hair any more.” It is important for us to
always think positive.
Pair with someone you know little about
Converse for five minutes
Share positive strengths, accomplishments,
thoughts, experiences, hopes, dreams etc
Form small groups of two pairs each
Introduce partner to group
Find Reasons to Be Glad
Are you grateful to be alive?
(I complained because I had no shoes,
until I saw a man who had no feet.)
One grateful thought can change
an entire day, an entire life.
I am lucky because I don’t need ...
(practice with ‘made up’ situations)
Develop a Positive Attitude
Find the good in everything
Focus only on the good things
Believe all ends well
Believe in what you are doing
Do not wait for happiness
Discover your purpose
know what you expect from yourself & prioritize
know what you aspire to possess (honesty,
philanthropy, tolerance etc)
Success consists in
being successful, not
in having potential for
success. Any wide
piece of ground is the
potential site of a
palace, but there’s no
palace till it’s built.
- Fernando Pessoa (Portuguese poet)
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