The Secret to Becoming a Good Manager



Managing people

What’s the secret of a good manager? What is the secret to effective management? The heart of people is the wellspring of life, so as the heart of management is the wellspring of a good management. There are five known basic functions of management, namely: planning, organizing, staffing, directing (leading) and controlling. Some modern management textbooks also include motivation as one of the functions of management. Those functions are all vital to effectively and efficiently manage a certain organization. But many managers fail because they forget to focus on the heart of management – that is … Discover more…


The Secret to Influence and Persuade People



What’s the secret to influence people? What’s the secret to persuade them to do something? The secret is to give them knowledge, wisdom, understanding and insight. To influence people, you need to make them believe you. To make them believe on something, you must place that thing in their mind or make it part of their knowledge. To let them know you or know your thing, you should tell those things to them, either verbally or written depending on the most appropriate approach. After they have known you, you should become part of their wisdom. That is, you should become their choice. You can become their best option by showing them that you are the best among the others. However, … Discover more…


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What’s the secret to effective leadership? How to effectively influence and lead people? The secret is a combination of great virtues that a leader must have. A great leader should be strict, yet at the same time gentle. He strongly upholds their rules and policies and set himself as a good example. Though he stands firmly on the rules, he calmly rebukes his followers.  A great leader is just, and at the same time open for mercy and forgiveness. He gives worthy rewards, but he also gives grace. … Discover more…