June 2017
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The Truth About Management

New managers typically don't know or have the fundamental skills to succeed. Let's change that.

Managers have a terrible reputation. In a survey, 32 percent of employees rated their boss as "horrible," and more than 50 percent rated their boss a 1 or 2 on a 1-5 scale. Gallup found that about half of people who quit their jobs do so to get away from their managers.


You might be tempted to assume that management as a profession attracts annoying people. Or perhaps the

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