Internalizing strengths an overlooked way of overcoming weaknesses in managers

Because executives tend to be problem solvers, they typically focus on weaknesses when they want to improve their performance. This approach can be helpful but there is another that can be just as effective: recognizing strengths. A senior manager whom the author interviewed said this about a top pe...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Kaplan, Robert E.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Greensboro, N.C. Center for Creative Leadership 1999
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Collection: O'Reilly - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
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Summary:Because executives tend to be problem solvers, they typically focus on weaknesses when they want to improve their performance. This approach can be helpful but there is another that can be just as effective: recognizing strengths. A senior manager whom the author interviewed said this about a top person: "If he saw his own strengths and internalized them, a lot of his weaknesses would go away." In this report, the author explains why it is critical to recognize strengths in order to improve performance and why it is often difficult to get that notion across to executives. For practicing managers and those who develop them, this report offers sound but often neglected developmental principles for overcoming weaknesses
Physical Description:ix, 29 pages
ISBN:9781882197491
1281001651
1932973389
9781932973389
1882197496