Beware the “Busy Manager”

“When corporate leaders make a sincere effort to give managers both challenge and choice, most managers can learn to direct their energy and improve their focus – and ultimately... Read more »

The Delusions of A Self-Centered Leader

Let’s first get one thing out of the way: there is no such thing as a self-centered leader. Leadership is made up of an amalgamation of beliefs and related... Read more »

Ten Bold Questions

Bold people ask themselves bold questions. They like to challenge themselves. If you consider yourself to be bold, you may ask yourself these bold questions: 1. What do I really... Read more »

Art of Questions Delegation

These questions might be helpful for delegating services to others: 1. Do you operate a policy of 'if you want a job done well, do it yourself'? 2. Do you try... Read more »

The Conscious Manager

Start today to pay closer attention to the things you do. Be more conscious and aware of yourself and your actions. Think about your tasks carefully before you begin.... Read more »

The Conscious Manager: Zen for Decision Makers

Phillips writes an insightful and sometimes moving explanation of what he has gained from his experience. He also describes accurately some of the problems of being a manager is... Read more »

The Conscious Manager: An Interview With Fred Phillips

The Conscious Manager also presents other exercises, for example, ones that help readers not to overreact to things that happen every day, things that are not worth getting twisted... Read more »