HBR's 10 Must Reads on Managing Yourself
The path to your professional success starts with a critical look in the mirror.
If you read nothing else on managing yourself, read these 10 articles. We've combed through hundreds of Harvard Business Review articles to select the most important ones to help you maximize yourself.
HBR's 10 Must Reads on Managing Yourself will inspire you to:
- Stay engaged throughout your...more
This collection of articles by HBR is excellent! The article authors leave lasting impressions upon the reader in terms of ways to self-manage.
It is so appropriate that the first chapter On Managing Yourself is written by Peter Drucker and the focus is on knowing yourself. "One cannot build performance on weaknesses, let alone on something one cannot do at all." You need to understand your ...more
1. Managing Oneself - To manage oneself is need to know types of one's self such as what is one's strength, giving importance on the strength and increasing it day by day, to know whether one is reader or listener and loner or team worker and decision maker or adviser etc.
2. Management time: who is got the monkey? - Here monkey means responsibility. Often subordinates or ...more
It is easy to read, each book has approximately 300 pages. Each chapter is an article from great authors such as Peter F. Drucker, Theodore Levitt, Robert S. Kaplan, David P. Norton and others. One of ...more
"Management Time: Who's Got the Monkey?" is well worth reading for the insight there alone. After being challenged in "Be a Better Leader, Have a Richer Life", I'm going to implement a small life experiment. There were a few other essays in this book that are strong (but not as revelatory as the other two).
I'd recommend this to anyone looking to improve their work/personal life. Solid all around
I bought the audiobook and listen to it everyday on my commute. It's a great way to start the day. :)
The introduction "How Will You Measure Your Life" is the best chapter and deserves a star to itself.
"Managing Oneself" is a classic article with the humorous idea of managers getting stuck with problem "monkeys" and offers some practical examples of how to empower the managed to solve their own ...more
1) Donot stop ...more
This set is starting to get dated with several of the articles showing their age. "Always use a PDA to write down everything..." for example, which can throw one off a bit. For the audiobook version the starting summery, then the stories then another closing summery can make the book very repetitive in a way the written format wouldn't be as you ...more
"If we expect a different outcome by repeating the same action over and over again, that is called insanity." This book really hits the spot with me with this sentence.
I remember when I worked in industry, often times people asked the same question over and over again. I often joked and said: "as if my answer would change the millionth time." However, when I read this sentence in the book, it dawned to me that I have been ...more
*More and More MBA students come to school thinking that a career in business means buying, selling and investing in companies. That's unfortunate. Doing deals doesn't yield the deep rewards that come from building up people.
Allocate your resources
*Your decision about allocating your personal time, energy and talent ultimately shape your life's strategy.
Article 2 Managing Oneself by Peter F. Drucker
*Manners-simple things like saying ...more
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