The experienced manager may indeed strive for perfection yet also understands that excellence is a fully acceptable alternative! Targets and timelines must be established to insure that we and our team can reach enhanced levels of performance. Buy-in of all impactful parties is essential in reaching this desired outcome. Only then can we truly exceed even the most reasonable expectations.
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One of the most difficult tenants for managers is that of nurturing patience, both in others and in the decision processes being made around them. With maturity and the evolution in our own confidence we can often overstate while we undermine others in their own steady growth curve. Keeping patience in check is essential in reaching the collective success for one’s organization.
With the barrage of decisions thrust upon those in management, there can be a less-than-confident and decisive decision made purely out of urgency. How often have you thrown up your hands and said, “What the Heck,” “Let’s give it a Shot,” or the ever villainous, “We can always make it up somewhere else!” We should never allow these clear red flags determine the fate of our organizations.
I’ve recently been meeting with a circle of friends to learn from each other by sharing our standards of how best to sustain personal growth in some of these arenas. From experience, most managers would suggest these are topics essential to good management. I’ve also found that in application, effectiveness as compared to reality can be all across the board. I’ve known and worked with some of the best; I’ve also seen the alternative. It all begins with organization.