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Empowerment Takes More than a Minute

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P"Empowerment Takes More Than a Minute" explains that empowerment is not "giving power to people." Rather, it is "releasing the knowledge, experience, and motivation they already have."
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Published November 1st 1999 by HighBridge Company (first published 1996)
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Weavre
Jun 30, 2008 Weavre rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Weavre by: MMW
This book was an invaluable gift from a friend, the director of a successful, empowered organization. It's short, easy to read, and full of ideas worth slowing down to digest. Put it in action, and your workplace will be transformed. (It works well for families, too, btw.)

Just ignore the typically inane plot, of course. Why do most management books seem to rely on the same weak fictional framework, as if we want to read about another manager-in-crisis who happens to find himself on a train with
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Liza Fireman
Aug 25, 2015 Liza Fireman rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book is a must read for every manager. In the current reality we have no bosses any more, and when we are lucky we have leaders and not only manager. The book is, step by step, introducing the keys for empowering individuals and teams, and takes all the necessary steps to show how to get to the Land of Empowerment. You can't just tell people to be empowered, it's a process. And from the book - "Empowerment isn't magic. It consists of a few simple steps and a lot of persistence". The book is ...more
Martha
Mar 30, 2013 Martha rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book has a great way if sharing key empowerment skills. It is a book that I'll be re-reading at least once a year.
James
Oct 13, 2012 James rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Brief, practical and easy to understand. This is geared towards people who manage other people.
Stangreen
It is written in a story format so it is a little harder to pick out the author's main points. The concepts maybe worth thinking about, but there the book is light on how to implement the concepts.
Jennifer
Dec 19, 2015 Jennifer rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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I enjoyed it just as I did One Minute Manager. Quick easy read. Will be an effective tool in helping others to understand my goals.
Laura
Nov 08, 2015 Laura rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Most interesting approach to management. I would very much like to see how well it goes once implemented.
Tommy
Best practice business tidbits in an annoying format.
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Ken Blanchard, one of the most influential leadership experts in the world, is the coauthor of the iconic bestseller, The One Minute Manager, and 60 other books whose combined sales total more than 21 million copies. His groundbreaking works have been translated into more than 27 languages and in 2005 he was inducted into Amazon’s Hall of Fame as one of the top 25 bestselling authors of all time.

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