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As the saying goes, people don't leave their jobs, they leave their bosses. So if you've been blessed with a teamful of rockstars, you should probably make sure your management style isn't making direct reports anxiously eye the door.

Pepperdine University put the following infographic together as a primer on how to be a good manager. Some of my favorite snippets of wisdom:

  • "Keep your sights on what's right -- not what you want right now." (Tweet This)
  • "Accept changes as part of growth, and encourage employees to do the same" (Tweet This)
  • "Celebrate success. Don't just say it -- show it!" (Tweet This)

Whether you've recently been appointed the head of a team or you've been a manager for 30 years, the graphic below is well worth a read.


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Originally published Dec 19, 2015 8:00:00 AM, updated February 01 2017


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