Monday, February 25, 2008

Management And Parenting

In a management role you need to play both the carrot and the stick sometimes. It is a little like parenting. As a parent you need to be both encouraging and demanding at the same time. Encouragement is praise in advance. Say something like: "Come on, you can do it. I will help you!" and give your people a good reputation to live up to.

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Urban Gavelin a native Swede with more than twenty five years of business experience. He has held positions as director of sales- marketing- and business development on Nordic, European and World Wide levels. Urban has lived and worked in Stockholm, London and New York, now works primarily with leadership development and sales training and is a credentialed coach. He has studied Executive Management at Lausanne Business School and Stockholm School of Economics.

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