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Jul 9, 2024

Last week, we kicked off our three-part #BuildingBetterManagers series with an overview of the 12 capabilities that we know make a difference to performance. Now we’re asking: How do we help managers build those capabilities? 

To answer this question, Ross G and Ross D are joined once again by Dr Anna Barnett, from the Mind Tools Insights team, to discuss her recommendations from our latest report: ‘Building Better Managers’. 

We discuss: 

  • Evidence-based approaches to improving manager capability 
  • How Mind Tools factored this evidence into our product design 
  • An example of a custom management programme that made a measurable difference to manager capabilities.  

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In ‘What I Learned This Week’, Ross D discussed the film Tony Hawk: Until The Wheels Fall Off, about the career of Tony Hawk. 

Anna discussed the book The Migraine Brain by Carolyn Bernstein. 

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