CHAPTER2

What Makes a Successful Manager?

In This Chapter

  • Ways to recognize a good manager
  • Defining success
  • How important are your habits?
  • Qualities of successful managers

Have you thought about what you want to do to become a successful manager? Or even what “success as a manager” means to you?

It’s hard to hit a target you can’t see or that you have yet to define, so in this chapter, we begin to look at exactly who you must become and what you must do to be successful as a manager.

What Success Means

Success is the progressive realization of predetermined, worthwhile, personal goals.

—Paul J. Meyer

Let’s look at this definition of success ...

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