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The New One Minute Manager (The One Minute Manager)

Narrated by: Dan Woren
Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
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With a new foreword by Ken Blanchard.

The original, best-selling blockbuster which has transformed businesses worldwide.

The blockbuster number-one international best-selling phenomenon is back...not that it ever really went away.

This easily read story quickly demonstrates three very practical management techniques: One Minute Goals, One Minute Praisings, and One Minute Reprimands.

The One Minute Manager also includes information on several studies in medicine and in the behavioural sciences, which help readers understand why these apparently simple methods work so well with so many people.

The book is brief, the language is simple, and best of all...it works.

©2015 Kenneth Blanchard (P)2015 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

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Nice refresh for this classic

Although they still refer to the process as management, they have really gotten into one minute leadership. Replacing reprimands with redirections is very beneficial, and much more in tune with helping people learn and grow as they raise their performance. When the original version was written, the psychology of the day was aimed at behavior modification. Now it's more aptly aimed at building a collaborative relationship between leaders and their people, with the end goal of turning everyone into a leader, or at least a self-leader.

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Must read

extremely helpful, now all my team has read this so we are on same page

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Solid book,

Wish I read it sooner as I would have managed my 1st employee so much better, simple and effective

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  • tom
  • 05-10-2019

Brilliant book. This formula works, just t

Brilliant book. This formula works, just trust the process and you will be fine 😀

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Great book.

Loved it. Lots of good tips. Great for open minded managers. I'll read it again.

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amazing tools

very simple and easy to follow tools that's are extremely relatable to business, managing people and also good leading tips too

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Great for everyone in business

I'm an account manager in the Biotdch field and this was suggested to me by a colleague. I got a lot out of this and look forward to listening to it again. It's short but sweet, and adds a lot of value. Highly recommend.

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Worthwhile Listen for New Managers

Some good points and a nice style of managing but how many times can he say “young man”?

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well written, easy to understand, compelling.

shame about the Audible player being so buggy. going to buy the hardback version and dump Audible before it crashes my phone anymore. thoroughly recommend the book though and will be buying it as gifts for my friends.

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great

great to listen to with excellent tips have already started implementing the strategies with my team highly recommend this book

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  • Toms
  • 03-04-2017

genetic advice with no real sory

makes wrong feeling managing is as easy as 123 generic steps. ilustrated by fairy tale.

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  • jason C.
  • 27-08-2016

This is a #Winning Tool

ONE minute goal!
ONE minute praise!
ONE minute redirect!
This is an invaluable strategy for all managers! 😉

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  • Anonymous User
  • 22-03-2019

Insightful

loved it and it is a useful for people trying to manage differently. Enjoyed it

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  • Anonymous User
  • 26-12-2018

Utterly inspiring

I could feel an evolution in my mindset. Can't wait to try out the secrets!

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  • Sudesh Singh
  • 26-10-2018

very good book

I Loved it , the story is well explained, and all rules explained very well.

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  • SOS
  • 21-01-2020

Awful

Couldn't listen to this book. The narration compared to a children's book. Condescending content. Granted it's dated so I suppose one must allow for that.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 10-01-2020

I wish every manager to use the described rules!<br />

Amazing,
I always felt this this managing style is possible, I just didn't know that someone described it in the book.
I wish every manager to use the rules in this book to create successful people how to run successful company.
if every manager reads Facebook, life at work would be so much easier.
I definitely recommend this book to anyone who wish to manage people and to recommend it to the ones who manage people already!

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  • Michael
  • 09-01-2020

Clarity in leading from the front

truly inspiring guide on how best to lead and manage staff/employees through giving them full autonomy in their development.

I've now started to implement these methods to help develop leaders within my organisation. At the same time I've recommended this book be read by all my employees to provide them a better understanding on the processes with the view that they too can some day become leaders.

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  • Motion Hatch
  • 20-12-2019

amazing!

Short and concise helpful information on becoming a better manager. Everyone who manages anyone should read this book.

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  • tina holmes
  • 30-09-2019

Inspirational

Loved it. Very helpful. Filled with ideas we have made use of on a daily basis. I have asked my team to also read it.

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  • Love.shoes
  • 22-08-2019

Great little book

I read this year's ago. Really enjoyed listening to it again the points raised a relevant and useful

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  • Anonymous User
  • 21-05-2019

Great book, this has help me save time and help me

loved this book, I got though it so fast. I didn't want to stop listening

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  • swilliams
  • 05-05-2019

Great for first time managers

Having recently being given a team to manage but not given any management training I was looking for resources to help me but wanted simple and concise guidance which is exactly what this books gives. I highly recommend and am looking forward to implementing in my life.

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  • A O Olushola
  • 09-04-2019

A nice and straightforward presentation for a foundation of management

This is a nice a brief story that illustrates some important and fundamental aspects of leading and managing.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 24-02-2019

Really good book. Excellent approach to managment

I will listen again and again. This will be amy management bible. Very impressive. Wist i picked this up earlier in my career