How to be a better people manager? Any good resources / books I should look at?

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Radical Candor by Kim Scott

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HBR emotional intelligence

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It's a bit cliched and a buzzword right now, but the concept of "servant leadership" is real. Try to read up on that and some of the techniques you can use to make yourself better.

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I've been managing people for about for 4 years, and after asking today for feedback on this app on a technique I use I've realized I might be lacking a lot of knowledge. I've never been formally trained as a manager and have relied mostly on my gut feeling and some videos / articles I've come across over the years.

My company is conducting a really valuable leadership development experience that includes front-end assessments, 4 weeks of cohort learning experience focused on different and important leadership topics and skills, and is followed by coaching and creating an individual development plan. Starts in March and is all virtual this year. I would say that if your company can afford to send you it would be about the best thing you could do. Let me know if you would like more information!

Leaders Eat Last by Simon Sinek

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