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Managing For People Who Hate Managing

    • Introduction  (Free)

      This segment introduces what promises to be a brand new way of management, enabling participants to thrive in traditional and nontraditional leadership roles. The program is described as interactive, promising to engage participants actively.
    • 00:01:04

    • But I Liked My Real Job  (Free)

      This segment reveals why many people dislike managing others, defines management, and provides the one real rule of successful management - being true to you.
    • 00:03:29

    • Feelers Think and Thinkers Feel

      This segment delves deeper into understanding and identifying Thinker and Feeler traits and temperaments for increased effectiveness.
    • 00:11:04

    • Men, Women, & Cognitive Dissonance

      This segment explores gender differences in Thinking and Feeling. Participants learn ways to work effectively with all variations of Thinkers and Feelers and how to distinguish temperaments from gender stereotypes.
    • 00:09:09

    • The Platinum Rule

      This segment participants teaches ways to maximize the effectiveness of your unique leadership style. Participants learn The Platinum Rule, ways to ‘flex for success,' and how to determine their own true preferences.
    • 00:19:19

    • Lonely at the Top

      This segment shares management and feedback tools such as ERSA, SSC, and PROD. We also learn the different ways Thinkers and Feelers are motivated to excel, and reveal your 'true direct reports.'
    • 00:09:46

    • Inside, Outside, Upside Down

      In this segment participants learn about the interplay of introversion, extroversion, thinking and feeling, including the impact on relational styles, and how manage diverse personality types in the workplace.
    • 00:19:21

    • Every Step You Take

      This segment explores the potential disconnect between leaders' intentions and others' perceptions, how to increase self-awareness. Participants gain tools such as 'outcome based questions' to build stronger relationships.
    • 00:14:05

    • Be a Success By Being Yourself

      This segment recaps key concepts such as: identify and accept your natural temperament, capitalize on your strengths, shift expectations to yourself, focus on cues, and follow your instincts.
    • 00:04:51

Managing For People Who Hate Managing

  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media
  • Released: October 2015
  • Run time: 1 hours 46 minutes

More often than not, professional success means becoming a manager. Yet nobody prepared you for how to deal with the emotions, conflicts, and personalities you’ll encounter in that role. In this video workshop, consultant Devora Zack teaches the tools you need succeed—and even thrive!—as a manager.

Zack introduces two primary management styles—thinkers and feelers—and helps you develop a management style that fits who you really are. With the help of enlightening examples, dynamic exercises, and lifesaving tips, she guides you through a range of challenging situations, demonstrating how her innovative approach makes managing less of a stumble in the dark.

  • Discover why many people dislike the role of “manager”
  • Identify and accept your temperament
  • Learn how to capitalize on your strengths
  • Explore the Thinker-Feeler personality spectrum
  • Examine the interplay between thinking-feeling and introversion-extroversion
  • Apply The Platinum Rule, the ERSA method, and numerous other cutting edge tools
  • Gain techniques to identify others’ styles and motivate based on their primary drivers
  • Increase your self-awareness

Devora Zack, CEO of Only Connect Consulting, is a global keynote speaker, consultant, and coach with 100+ clients such as Cornell University, Smithsonian, Australian Institute of Management, U.S. Department of Education, and Mensa. Her books, Singletasking, Networking for People Who Hate Networking, and Managing for People Who Hate Managing, are published in over 25 languages. She has been featured on ABC-TV, Fox Business, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Fast Company.