• Monika Garg

10 BEST QUALITIES OF A GOOD MANAGER





1. READ FACES OF PEOPLE

“Discussions on phone are so tough, I don’t understand your perspective.”

A good manager always values face value and believes in face-to-face discussions. A good relationship requires face-to-face interactions, it not only helps in escaping from confusion but also helps in concluding the discussions in one meeting itself. Chances of getting business deals materialized are higher when you meet in person.

A good manager always analyzes from the expressions of people. He is the one who reads the face of the person and reacts accordingly.


2. PEOPLE WHO FEEL GOOD ABOUT THEMSELVES PRODUCE GOOD RESULTS

“You are the one who is always ready to take challenges, you are a fighter and we are proud of you”.

A good manager always makes people feel good about themselves. He always remembers to appreciate his team, he makes them feel important, he knows how to keep the team happy to gain maximum benefits

· Appreciate them often

· Make them feel important,

· Take their names while interacting.

· Welcome them with a smile

· Taking care of their wellbeing

These are a few things; a good manager does to make his team feel at home and at ease.


3. TAKE PROMPT DECISION

“Discussion, we are going to do now, will end here only, we won’t discuss it again.”

A good manager is prompt in taking decisions and encourages team members to decide quickly and start the action. He is the savior and knows the solution to any problem.


· Prompt in taking decisions,

· Solving problems and

· Troubleshoots every problem in seconds.


4. GOAL SETTING

“Whatever you want to do, make strategy first and then implement”

A good manager always motivates his team to make small goals to achieve big goals. He is the backbone of any organization.

· Aim to achieve something

· Target setting

· Achieving small goals

· Targeting big goals

· Look at goals and performance


5. REPRIMAND

“Whole month has passed and we are nowhere, I expected more from you.”

A good manager always tells his teammates, when they disappoint him. A reprimand should be followed by, 3Rs

· Remind them that you value them

· Reaffirm, that you think well of them

· Realize, when a reprimand is over, it’s over

A simple handshake after reprimand is over makes the employee safe, secure, and confident. It makes him recollect his energy to restart and prove himself.


6. INVEST IN YOUR EMPLOYEE

“Please keep yourself free at 11:00 AM, today, we will have a meeting.”

A good manager not only respects the time of employees but also takes out time to sit with them and discuss things. He doesn’t leave any employee alone and often interacts with him to make him understand, what the organization expects from him.

· Give extra time and attention to new employee

· Don’t leave him alone in special gatherings

· Inform him about events of the company

· Make him feel important

These are the things a manager keeps in mind to make his team member feel at home.


7. PRAISE THEM OFTEN

“Tasks assigned to you were not easy, you performed so well, you are a star performer.”

A good manager catches team members doing things right and helps them to reach their full potential. He knows how to get things done more efficiently, i.e.

· By appreciating them

· By patting their back

· By announcing in front of the whole team

· By giving good appraisals


8. EVERYONE IS A POTENTIAL WINNER

“Each one of you is hand-picked, I see each one of you as a good entrepreneur.”

A good manager knows that success comes to those who want to learn and execute. He selects his team intelligently, supports them, makes them realize their potential, and encourages them to perform their best. He is the one who assesses them well and assigns them task, as per their performing capacity.

A good manager never gives up hope on his team and believes;

· Every individual is unique

· Everyone has some creativity

· Everyone is a potential winner

· Losers are disguised winners


9. GOALS BEGIN BEHAVIOURS

“Before you execute something, make a model of working, and make it a practice.”

A good manager always tries to inculcate good and consistent habits in the team members. Achieving a goal needs some dedicated guidelines and following them helps in developing behavior. This behavior is sustained over a period of time when the consequences of that behavior is accepted by the manager and organization. Behaviors can be built by

· Time Management

· Punctuality

· Proper documentation

· Small goal setting


10. A SMILE AND HANDSHAKE CAN KEEP THE TEAM INTACT

“Now things are sorted, start your day with a positive and productive mindset. Shake hands, for a new start.”

A good manager knows every interaction and relationship needs a personal touch. He never forgets to

· Smile often,

· A morning greeting by him does wonder to the employee

· Patting back of team members

· Shaking hands before and after a discussion/dispute

Simple touch and smile leave a great impact on the mind of the team member. Touch is to

· Reassure, your belief in him

· Support, his ideas

· Encourage, him to start with new energy and enthusiasm

A few quotes a good manager should always use:

YOU’RE BRAVER THAN YOU THINK

YOU’RE THE SMARTER THAN YOU BELIEVE




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