Books

It’s Okay To Be The Boss

In It’s Okay to Be the Boss, Bruce Tulgan puts his finger on the biggest problem in corporate America — an undermanagement epidemic affecting managers at all levels of the organization and in all industries—and offers another way. His clear, step-by-step guide to becoming the strong manager employees need challenges bosses everywhere to spell out expectations,…

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Not Everyone Gets a Trophy, Revised & Updated

Not Everyone Gets a Trophy: How to Manage the Millennials provides employers with a workable game plan for turning Millennials into the stellar workforce they have the potential to be. The culmination of over two decades of research, Bruce Tulgan provides employers with a practical framework for engaging, developing, and retaining the new generation of…

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The 27 Challenges Managers Face: Step-by-Step Solutions to (Nearly) All of Your Management Problems

The 27 Challenges Managers Face shows exactly how to break the vicious cycle and gain control of management relationships. No matter what the issue, Bruce Tulgan shows that the fundamentals are all you need. The very best managers hold ongoing one-on-one conversations that make expectations clear, track performance, offer feedback, and hold people accountable. For…

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Bridging the Soft Skills Gap: How to Teach the Missing Basics to Today’s Young Talent

The number one challenge with today’s young talent is a problem hiding in plain sight: the ever-widening soft skills gap. Today’s new, young workforce has so much to offer—new technical skills, new ideas, new perspective, new energy. Yet too many of them are held back because of their weak soft skills. Based on more than…

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It’s Okay To Manage Your Boss

Bruce Tulgan argues that as managers demand more and more from their employees, they are also providing them with less guidance than ever before. Since the number one factor in employee success is the relationship between employees and their immediate managers, employees need to take greater responsibility for getting the most out of that relationship….

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Winning the Talent Wars

Battered by waves of downsizing since the 1980s, talented men and women no longer seek job security from one company. This is the true hallmark of the new economy―not fleeting dot-coms and IPOs, but a fast-moving, free-agent workforce with the flexibility to jolt productivity. Managers, meanwhile, must grab hold of this shifting group of talent…

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Managing Generation X

Managing Generation X explains Generation X to its employers. It tunes in to the free-agent mindset that has swept across the entire workforce and serves as the best source of information on a generation that is leaving an indelible mark on the culture of American business. Gen Xers’ willingness to walk away from any unsatisfactory…

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FAST Feedback

Fast Feedback will transform the role of managers and dramatically improve the relationships between managers and their direct reports. Once a critical mass of your managers begin practicing FAST Feedback®, this behavior change will create a dynamic environment of ongoing results-oriented dialogue; build trust; increase productivity; accelerate turn-around time; and invigorate your corporate culture. Buy Fast Feedback on Amazon.

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Performance Under Pressure

Everyone in the workplace is under stress –including your employees. The good news is that, with training, employees can learn how to work well under pressure. This practical pocket guide for managers will teach you how to channel stress to enhance your own performance and the performance of those you manage. The book presents new and proven…

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Career Skills for the New Economy

The underlying assumption of Career Skills for the New Economy is that, in the new economy, individuals will have to be extremely good at fending for themselves if they are to survive and succeed. The most successful people will position themselves as free agents and sell their skills and abilities on the open market. Even those who work for…

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HOT Management

Overworked employees are demanding more flexibility. Understaffed employers are demanding more and better work from employees. Those with supervisory responsibility are stuck in the middle trying to negotiate these competing needs. How can managers reconcile these opposite forces? What can they do every day to get more work and better work out of each person…

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Managing Anger in the Workplace

We’ve all dealt with angry people, and we all know how it feels to be angry. Anger, however, is not necessarily a negative emotion. Anger often signals important data about relationships, resources, circumstances, or procedures that are in need of improvement. Recognize the costs and benefits of anger in your workplace, diagnose and identify sources of anger, and learn to deal with anger…

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Managing the Generation Mix

Welcome to the Generational Shift™. Schwarzkopfers are streaming out of the workplace. Baby Boomers are redefining aging and retirement. Gen Xers are the new generation of leaders, and Gen Yers are the fastest growing workforce segment. How do you become an expert leader of multi-generational teams when everyone has finally realized that job security is a…

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Recruiting the Workforce of the Future

Learn how to develop and implement hiring solutions, whether in a lean, post-downsizing organization or in the midst of a tight labor market. Employers should no longer recruit for the long term, but to get the job done today, tomorrow, and next week. The best practices outlined in this pocket guide are presented as keys and processes supplemented by worksheets…

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It’s Okay to Be the Boss™ Printed Training Materials

Based on Bruce Tulgan’s best-selling book, It’s Okay to Be the Boss, the Facilitator’s Guide Set and Participant Workbook are available through Wiley: Click here to learn more about the Facilitator’s Guide Set Click here to learn more about the Participant Workbook   If you have any questions, please contact us by clicking here.

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It’s Okay to Be the Boss™ Training Video on DVD

Based on Bruce Tulgan’s best-selling book, It’s Okay to Be the Boss, this 27-minute training video on DVD is available through our alliance with Media Partners.  Click here to visit their website and learn more about this product.

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Not Everyone Gets a Trophy™ Training Video on DVD

Based on Bruce Tulgan’s best-selling book, Not Everyone Gets a Trophy, this 29-minute training video on DVD is available through our alliance with Media Partners.  Click here to visit their website and learn more about this product.

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