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The Manager's Playbook

By: Joel Trammell,Alicia Thrasher
Narrated by: Sam Scholl
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Summary

Today's organizations suffer from a crisis of management and leadership.

Under-trained and under-equipped, many great people have turned out to be not-great bosses. Their employees—and their companies' bottom lines—are suffering the consequences.

Based on five collective decades of hands-on leadership in both public companies and small startups, The Manager's Playbook reveals the massive difference that simple management and leadership competency makes—for employees, for bosses, and for companies at large. In fact, training up great managers with a consistent system for delivering results is one of the fastest ways to gain a competitive advantage.

Joel Trammell and Alicia Thrasher deliver just that system in this book. Whether listening for yourself or giving a copy to leaders at your organization, The Manager's Playbook presents a holistic approach to world-class people management. Equally applicable to executive and frontline roles, you'll learn:

  • the five fundamental skills all great managers and leaders master, from motivating people to developing self-awareness
  • the three distinct tools at your disposal as a boss—and when to use each
  • proven approaches to the key manager responsibilities, from setting clear goals with employees to keeping people accountable (without becoming the dreading micromanager) to attracting superstars to the team

Filled with practical tools, exercises, and real-world stories, The Manager's Playbook offers a clear, inspiring new vision of what it means to be a great boss—and how great bosses help everyone win.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2021 Joel Trammel and Alicia Thrasher (P)2023 Joel Trammell and Alicia Thrasher

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