Are you tired of working 50, 60, 70 or more hours a week? Do you come in early and stay late, just to get your own work done? Are you frustrated by what your team members don’t do or can’t figure out for themselves? Would you like to know why you’re always playing catch-up just to keep-up?
If you answered “yes” to just ONE of these questions, this is the book for you. Leadership expert, author, and management consultant Liz Weber (aka – The Dragon Lady of Leadership Accountability®) shares her model: The Five Stages of Focused Leadership Development™. This model will help you quickly identify why your team depends too heavily on you to solve every problem, causing you to work the long hours you do. Get your life back by leveraging your leadership!
Manager's Corner™: Six Reasons You May be a Helicopter Manager
We’ve all heard of helicopter parents. They’re those annoying parents that constantly hover and prevent their children from learning to deal with life’s challenges for themselves. Then, these children grow into young adults who are woefully ill-prepared to cope with the realities of an adult working environment.
However annoying, though real, helicopter parents are, helicopter managers are equally, if not more annoying. Helicopter managers hover and prevent their employees from thinking and making decisions, solving problems, and consistently increasing their marketable skills.
About the Author
Known as The Dragon Lady of Leadership Accountability® for her candor, clear insights and straightforward approach, Liz Weber is a sought-after management consultant and seminar presenter. She is one of only 13 people in the U.S. to hold both the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) and Certified Management Consultant (CMC) designations—the highest earned designations in two different professions. She also holds an MBA in International Business, and serves as a national board member and Strategic Planning Chair for The National Speakers Association.