Most times, management looks like a walk in the park – from a distance. Come close to the game and we realise that there is more to the skill than what’s explained in the books. Management, managing, manager – all these things point to only one thing – Getting Things DONE.
If you are running a cash-strapped startup, the noose is tighter on the entire team. If you are a solo flyer, you do that balancing act.
And if your startup is already a success with excellent profit margins, you find yourself sitting on the edge of the seat asking an important question to yourself every single day – How do I manage BETTER?
Managing people is a surreal combination of art and science. We tend to study those who we manage. Our behavioural pattern with every single team member varies for the very reason – we are not managing an enterprise full of robots, these are people.
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[This post by Abhishek Shah first appeared on ThugStart and has been reproduced with permission.]