Getting Work Done (HBR 20-Minute Manager Series)

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Author: Harvard Business Review

Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press

ISBN: 162527548X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 128

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Overwhelmed by the sheer volume of work you need to accomplish? Being pulled in different directions by competing priorities? Getting Work Done runs you through the basics of being more productive at work. You’ll learn to: Align your schedule with your priorities Focus your attention and avoid distractions Create effective daily routines Set boundaries and learn to say no Don't have much time? Get up to speed fast on the most essential business skills with HBR's 20-Minute Manager series. Whether you need a crash course or a brief refresher, each book in the series is a concise, practical primer that will help you brush up on a key management topic. Advice you can quickly read and apply, for ambitious professionals and aspiring executives--from the most trusted source in business. Also available as an ebook.

Managing Time (HBR 20-Minute Manager Series)

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Author: Harvard Business Review

Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press

ISBN: 1625272294

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 112

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Does it seem like you never have enough time to get everything done? Keeping on top of your tasks, deadlines, and work schedule can be daunting. Managing Time quickly walks you through the basics. You’ll learn to: • Assess how you spend your time now • Prioritize your tasks • Plan the right time to work on each one • Avoid procrastination and interruptions Don't have much time? Get up to speed fast on the most essential business skills with HBR's 20-Minute Manager series. Whether you need a crash course or a brief refresher, each book in the series is a concise, practical primer that will help you brush up on a key management topic. Advice you can quickly read and apply, for ambitious professionals and aspiring executives—from the most trusted source in business. Also available as an ebook.

Delegating Work (HBR 20-Minute Manager Series)

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Author: Harvard Business Review

Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press

ISBN: 1625272286

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 112

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You know you need to delegate some of your work so that you have time to focus on the things that require your expertise. But it’s not easy to do. Delegating Work quickly walks you through the fundamentals of: • Establishing a productive environment • Assigning the right work to the right people • Conducting an effective hand-off meeting • Monitoring without micromanaging Don't have much time? Get up to speed fast on the most essential business skills with HBR's 20-Minute Manager series. Whether you need a crash course or a brief refresher, each book in the series is a concise, practical primer that will help you brush up on a key management topic. Advice you can quickly read and apply, for ambitious professionals and aspiring executives—from the most trusted source in business. Also available as an ebook.

Giving Effective Feedback (HBR 20-Minute Manager Series)

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Author: Harvard Business Review

Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press

ISBN: 1625275471

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 128

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Whether you're dealing with a problem employee or praising the good work of a colleague, you need to communicate in a way that promotes positive change in others. Giving Effective Feedback quickly walks you through the basics of delivering feedback that gets results, including: Choosing the right time to talk Engaging in productive dialogue Helping both star and struggling performers Developing a plan for effective follow-up Don't have much time? Get up to speed fast on the most essential business skills with HBR's 20-Minute Manager series. Whether you need a crash course or a brief refresher, each book in the series is a concise, practical primer that will help you brush up on a key management topic. Advice you can quickly read and apply, for ambitious professionals and aspiring executives--from the most trusted source in business. Also available as an ebook.

Performance Reviews (HBR 20-Minute Manager Series)

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Author: Harvard Business Review

Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press

ISBN: 1633690075

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 130

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Conducting performance reviews can be stressful. But these conversations are critical to your employees’ development, allowing you to formally communicate with them about their accomplishments relative to their goals. Performance Reviews guides you through the basics. You’ll learn to: • Gather and analyze the right information • Document your assessment • Address performance problems • Set challenging goals Don't have much time? Get up to speed fast on the most essential business skills with HBR's 20-Minute Manager series. Whether you need a crash course or a brief refresher, each book in the series is a concise, practical primer that will help you brush up on a key management topic. Advice you can quickly read and apply, for ambitious professionals and aspiring executives—from the most trusted source in business. Also available as an ebook.

Virtual Collaboration (HBR 20-Minute Manager Series)

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Author: Harvard Business Review

Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press

ISBN: 1633691489

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 144

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Working remotely gives you flexibility and independence. But it can pose challenges when you need to team up with colleagues or coworkers. Virtual Collaboration covers the basics of working productively—and collaboratively—from anywhere. You’ll learn to: • Communicate clearly over a variety of media • Bond with colleagues across the wires • Keep others—and yourself—accountable • Avoid and mitigate tech glitches Don't have much time? Get up to speed fast on the most essential business skills with HBR's 20-Minute Manager series. Whether you need a crash course or a brief refresher, each book in the series is a concise, practical primer that will help you brush up on a key management topic. Advice you can quickly read and apply, for ambitious professionals and aspiring executives—from the most trusted source in business. Also available as an ebook.

Innovative Teams (HBR 20-Minute Manager Series)

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Author: Harvard Business Review

Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press

ISBN: 1633690059

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 130

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Don’t leave creativity up to the “creatives” in your organization. Fostering creativity within your team can help your organization solve problems, create innovative products, break out into a new market, and even communicate and collaborate more effectively. Innovative Teams shows you how to: • Create the right environment for inventive thinking • Build a diverse team • Generate a wide array of new ideas • Manage disagreements • Make sure your ideas actually get implemented About HBR's 20-Minute Manager Series: Don't have much time? Get up to speed fast on the most essential business skills with HBR's 20-Minute Manager series. Whether you need a crash course or a brief refresher, each book in the series is a concise, practical primer that will help you brush up on a key management topic. Advice you can quickly read and apply, for ambitious professionals and aspiring executives—from the most trusted source in business. Also available as an ebook.

Presentations (HBR 20-Minute Manager Series)

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Author: Harvard Business Review

Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press

ISBN: 1625270879

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 112

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Feeling stressed about your upcoming presentation? Whether you're nervous about how you'll organize your thoughts or how you'll articulate them on the big day, Presentations provides the quick guidelines and expert tips you need to: Craft your message Prepare and rehearse effectively Engage your audience Manage Q&A sessions Don't have much time? Get up to speed fast on the most essential business skills with HBR's 20-Minute Manager series. Whether you need a crash course or a brief refresher, each book in the series is a concise, practical primer that will help you brush up on a key management topic. Advice you can quickly read and apply, for ambitious professionals and aspiring executives--from the most trusted source in business. Also available as an ebook.

Managing Up (HBR 20-Minute Manager Series)

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Author: Harvard Business Review

Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press

ISBN: 1625270909

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 112

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Your boss plays an important role in your career. So how do you navigate this delicate, significant professional relationship without playing political games or compromising your character? Managing Up offers concise, expert tips on: Understanding your manager's priorities and pressures Setting a positive tone for the relationship Managing expectations--and egos Earning trust and respect Don't have much time? Get up to speed fast on the most essential business skills with HBR's 20-Minute Manager series. Whether you need a crash course or a brief refresher, each book in the series is a concise, practical primer that will help you brush up on a key management topic. Advice you can quickly read and apply, for ambitious professionals and aspiring executives--from the most trusted source in business. Also available as an ebook.

Creating Business Plans (HBR 20-Minute Manager Series)

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Author: Harvard Business Review

Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press

ISBN: 1625272278

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 112

View: 7480

A well-crafted business plan generates enthusiasm for your idea and boosts your odds of success—whether you’re proposing a new initiative within your organization or starting an entirely new company. Creating Business Plans quickly walks you through the basics. You’ll learn to: • Present your idea clearly • Develop sound financial plans • Project risks—and rewards • Anticipate and address your audience’s concerns Don't have much time? Get up to speed fast on the most essential business skills with HBR's 20-Minute Manager series. Whether you need a crash course or a brief refresher, each book in the series is a concise, practical primer that will help you brush up on a key management topic. Advice you can quickly read and apply, for ambitious professionals and aspiring executives—from the most trusted source in business. Also available as an ebook.