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You Can’t Fire Everyone by Hank Gilman June 10, 2011

Filed under: nonfiction — Bethany @ 10:36 pm

Hank Gilman, currently the deputy managing editor of Fortune magazine, writes about lessons learned through years as a manager.  Beginning in college, Gilman learned the best and worst strategies for being a boss.  Lessons such as “Don’t blame others, and don’t take too much credit,”  “Fire fast,” and “Focus on your employees’ strengths” are explained and illustrated through real-life examples.

Gilman has some helpful tips for those wanting to become or improve as managers.  His examples from his own work help readers visualize the techniques, but there were a lot of sports metaphors included.  Entertaining read on the subject, but not especially inspiring.


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