In her article “Be a Better Boss in 2007,” Forbes reporter Hannah Clark asks top management experts and consultants their management resolutions for CEOs in the new year.
A note from Mark: When you’ve got the chance to be quoted in article, don’t blow it by saying something ordinary, predictable, or boring. Being quoted isn’t a time to play it safe; it’s your opportunity to passionately state your unique point of view. In time, you’ll see that doing it any other way is a wasted opportunity.
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Be A Better Boss In 2007
Hannah Clark, 01.07.07, 6:00 AM ET
Also, don’t be afraid to make tough decisions. That may mean firing some of your close associates, says Mark Stevens, CEO of marketing company MSCO, and author of Your Management Sucks. Remember that New Year’s maxim: Out with the old, in with the new. If some of your senior managers are underperforming, share your concerns with board members. If they agree with your assessment, warn your lieutenants that they need to shape up or ship out. The world is changing, and slow-moving companies can no longer compete.Do you have comments on the article? Make them below!