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What books should I read about being a great manager?

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“Somehow I Manage” - Michael G. Scott

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If the salad is on top, I send it back

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“The art of the deal” - Donald Trump

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Specifically tailored to be a criminal manager 😂

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Extreme ownership How to be a great boss How to win friends It doesn’t stop there... the goal is to learn about as many different approaches as possible. Different people require different approaches, knowing what approach to take is an art.

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Principles by Ray Dalio.

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Almost done with it myself.

I can't recommend these two books highly enough: 1) Meditations by Marcus Aurelius — an absolute must to guide your own actions (can't manage yourself, can't manage others). 2) How to Win Friends and Influence People — practical, time-tested book on human relations and how to get what you want w/o being a selfish cutthroat SOB

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I’d recommend The Ride of a Lifetime by Robert Iger. That Will Never Work by Marc Randolph was also an interesting read about Netflix. Some good lessons there.

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My PM had recommended that I read “The Five Dysfunctions of a Team”. I haven’t read it yet, but it’s got rave reviews on Amazon.

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Borrow a copy, not worth a purchase. It's basically corporate fanfiction, the benefit is equivalent to a motivational speaker

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When Generations Collide

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Management by Objectives

Jack Welch’s book is always a recommendation.

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Shackleton's Way: Leadership Lessons from the Great Antarctic Explorer https://www.amazon.com/Shackletons-Way-Leadership-Antarctic-Explorer/dp/0142002364

You should also read this McK article on CEOs.... I know, it's not a book and it's not about managers — but it's an extremely well written perspective on leadership best practices. I bet you'll learn a thing or two that you can use pretty quickly. https://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/strategy-and-corporate-finance/our-insights/the-mindsets-and-practices-of-excellent-ceos?cid=soc-app

One Minute Manager - practical insights to tun a team Winning - Jack Welch Good to great - Jim Collins

World War Z

Work Rules by Laszlo Bock.

Surrounded by idiots by Thomas erikson

The art of war. Tsun tzu

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