Published on January 4, 2014
Navigating the Waters:! Tips for the First Time Manager! Robin Schooling, SPHR ! Silver Zebras, LLC! January 2014!
“Most of what we call management consists of making it difﬁcult for people to get their work done.” ! –Peter Drucker!
getting work done through others !
Manage Yourself! • Discuss expectations with your manager! • Clarify objectives! • Prepare for continuous learning!
“Rank does not confer privilege or give power. It imposes responsibility.” ! –Peter Drucker!
you don’t know … what you don’t know !
Prepare for Challenges! • Transition from peer to leader! • Making tough choices! • Can you ‘take the heat?’ ! !
3 Components! • Strengthen your personal skills! • Develop a team focus! • Build your organizational awareness!
The Reality of the Working Manager!
Managing Priorities! • Time management! • Use technology wisely! • Get clarity ! !
it’s addition; not subtraction!
Communication! • Personal! • Group! • Remote!
Human Resources! ! ! Payroll! ! Employee Relations! ! Compliance!
Talent Management! Have a ‘talent mindset’ in all you do!!
Style! • • • • • • Authoritative Directive/Coercive Affiliative Democratic/Participative Pacesetting Coaching ! Hay/McBer!
Delegation: it still takes time! • Build trust! • Assign the work! • Articulate the desired outcomes! • Guide and support! • Failure can provide an opportunity for learning!
Performance Management! Continuous and Ongoing! !
Your Role! • Set expectations! • Observe behavior! • Give feedback! • Hold people accountable!
Strategic Relationships! • Targeted! • Tentative! • Transactional ! • Trusted ! ! Berson/Stieglitz
The Art of Inﬂuence!
“The key to successful leadership today is inﬂuence, not authority.” –Ken Blanchard!
5 Easy Pieces! • Establish trust ! • Be genuine! • Make others feel important! • Be consistent! • Reciprocate!
Chart your Course!!
Inspire and Engage!! • Strengthen • Develop • Build your personal skills! a team focus! your organizational awareness!
Developing integrated HR and Talent Strategies for business success! Robin Schooling, SPHR @RobinSchooling www.silverzebras.com HRSchoolhouse.com !
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