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Posted on Thursday, May 31st, 2018 at 1:07 pm by Gary Winters

You can get all three of these ebooks as a boxed set? Normally, if you bought all three separately, they would be $12.97. Buy all three together for just $9.99. All three are part of my Just in Time Leadership Series. These are books that cover topics of interest to managers, supervisors, team leaders – just about […]

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An Open Letter From a Soon-to-Retire Employee

Posted on Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013 at 9:57 am by Gary Winters

What follows is an open letter written by Craig Bronzan, the Director of Parks and Recreation for the City of Brentwood, California. He’s someone who has made public his plans to retire within the next few years. I asked him to write a letter to describe what he would want any boss of a soon-to-retire […]

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Are you making new year’s resolutions?

Posted on Friday, December 21st, 2012 at 10:55 pm by Gary Winters

Every year about this time, I find some “alone time” to recharge my batteries. I look back at the year that’s coming to an end, recalling what I’m grateful for, and I look ahead, thinking about how I want to make my way into a brand new year. I don’t make new year’s resolutions, per […]

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Boss, you’re not helping!

Posted on Thursday, December 20th, 2012 at 3:48 pm by Jan Arzooman

The ideal manager is hands-off whenever possible, and hands-on whenever needed. Too hands-off, and you’ll be seen as aloof, uncaring and disinterested. Too hands-on, and you’ll start to micromanage. What Your Boss Never Told You, by Gary Winters, 2010. I’ve had bosses I loved working for. They treated staff like valuable parts of the organization. They’d […]

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