Not Good, But GREAT Manager

Every Employee waits for his opportunity to become a Manager. Some employees will do anything to get the title of a Manager. Some employees even change companies to get the designation of a Manager. If becoming a Manager is everyone’s priority, why are we producing only

Good Managers, not GREAT Managers?


A manager is not a person who can do the work better than his men; he is a person who can get his men to do the work better than he can. – Frederick W Smith

Reaching a Managerial position is a relatively easy task but what exactly needs to be done in a Managerial Role is totally a different ball game. The typical Manager is caught between trying to satisfy the expectations of the seniors who have given him the new responsibility and trying to manage below the team for delivering results and also meeting their expectations.

It is tough balance. Very few managers are successful in juggling both the balls in their hands! How can one strike the right balance between seniors and juniors to become a GREAT Manager?

Trying to do too much can destroy the most capable individual. One of the biggest mistakes made by managers is too attempt everything and as a result achieve nothing. Doing too little will not satisfy anyone.

There is an enormous number of managers who have retired on the job. – Peter F. Drucker

In order to avoid getting into the trap of being just a good manager, a manager needs to be clear on the “CORE FOUR” Functions of running the business. What are the clear “Do’s and Don’ts” to become a GREAT Manager? Finally, what are the “5” Share Areas to becoming a successful and effective manager?

Remember: Good Managers confuse activity with performance.
GREAT Managers distinguish between activity and performance.

Arnab Ghosh

My name is Arnab Ghosh. I have been working as a Corporate professional for the past 19 years. After completing my graduation from City College {University of Calcutta}, I started my career with R.S.Software India, followed by Vedika Software Pvt.Ltd. Have worked with industry giants such as Convergys, Satyam Nipuna Services, Wipro BPO, Tata Teleservices Limited, Aircel, TaxiForSure, Brainware University among others. I am a certified trainer from Aircel Academy – Manager As a Coach & Trainer. I have also completed certifications from TBO Academy & Alison Education in the field of “Soft Skills“, the knowledge of which I apply to my students at my University regularly. I have also successfully completed “The Fundamentals of Digital Marketing” certification from Google and “Digital Marketing Course” from TBO Academy. I was awarded “Google Analytics for Beginners” certificate by Google after successfully completing their course. I have achieved CEFR level B2 (Upper Intermediate) in a test of English proficiency from the British Council English Score. I am a bundle of drive, energy, commitment, and dedication and firmly believe in living my life in my own terms, be it working my heart out to achieve business targets or enjoying my spare time doing things that give me joy and feelings of contentment. My hobbies include reading books & listening to music and blogging. I sincerely believe that one should never lose focus in life and that one has to put in a lot of hard work & effort to reach the top.

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