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Ebook Work Happy: What Great Bosses Know by Jill Geisler read! Book Title: Work Happy: What Great Bosses Know
Language: English
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 718 KB
v The author of the book: Jill Geisler
Edition: Center Street
Date of issue: January 7th 2014
ISBN: 1455547077
ISBN 13: 9781455547074
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When Jill Geisler was appointed to news director of her local station at the age of 27, her senior managerial experience was limited to a high school job at a candy shop. Thirty years later, she is one of the leading consultants for managers across the country. WORK HAPPY shares what she's learned over the years, specifically, what makes good bosses great.

Oftentimes, managers find themselves in the same position as Geisler did 30 years ago; they were good performers, so they were tapped to lead a team. But what made them good at their craft isn't guaranteed to make them good at helping others excel. They have managerial skill gaps, big ones, and their mistakes can hurt employees, businesses and their own careers. In WORK HAPPY, Geisler specifically addresses these skill gaps and provides managers with practical and precise research-based tools they can put to use immediately.

The book is divided into three sections: What Great Bosses Know and Do; How Great Bosses Grow Great Employees; and How Great Bosses Build Great Places to Work. The chapters in each section address the various challenges that managers face in the work place and specific advice for conquering them. Chapters include:

· What Employees Never Forget-and Never Forgive

· Manage Yourself So You Can Lead Others

· Tough Times, Tough Love; Handling Problem People and Tricky Situations

· Why It Pays to be a Coach

· How to Make Collaboration a Way of Life

· Would Your Best People Tell Their Best Friends to Work Here?

Along with the advice in each chapter, Geisler also includes quotes from real employees about great bosses and what they do so well, warnings about misapplying the book's advice, and quizzes and self-assessment tools for manager's to self-diagnose their strengths and weaknesses.

In WORK HAPPY, Jill Geisler teaches managers to commiserate with challenges, laugh at absurdities and celebrate success.



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Ebook Work Happy: What Great Bosses Know read Online! Jill Geisler heads the leadership and management faculty of the Poynter Institute. She's helped thousands of managers become better bosses -- and true leaders. Jill's "What Great Bosses Know" podcasts on iTunes U have been downloaded millions of times, according to Apple.

Jill joined the Poynter Institute after a lengthy first career in broadcast journalism, where she was among the country's first female news directors. Jill is known for the humor and humanity she brings to her teaching and coaching. She believes the most important thing leaders do is help others succeed -- and her management mantra has always been "life's too short to work with jerks."

Jill has a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin and a master's in leadership studies from Duquesne University.

Jill lives in Wisconsin and commutes to the Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, Florida. She is married and the mother of two young adult sons.




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