Don't Oil the Squeaky Wheel: And 19 Other Contrarian Ways to Improve Your Leadership Effectiveness

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A playfully subversive new approach to solving age-old management conundrums

In a book that will entertain as it instructs, acclaimed management guru Wolf Rinke distills a lifetime of management consulting experience into 20 easy-to-digest lessons. Offering novel approaches to ancient organizational riddles--for instance: "Don't Satisfy Customers," "Don't Make Decisions," and "Don't Look Good"--Rinke's rules give managers fresh angles from which to reappraise and solve their management quandaries while putting smiles on their faces. · Written by one of the nation's most wellknown business contrarians

  • Offers unorthodox approaches to mastering the complexities and contradictions of managing and leading people to greater productivity and success
  • Organized around 20 tenets, each one focusing on a specific management conundrum that has bedeviled countless generations of managers

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Laugh, lead, and succeed-let Wolf Rinke show you how

Just because your management practices worked yesterday, doesn't mean they work today. Break out of your management rut to greater success and productivity with the techniques in Don't Oil the Squeaky Wheel.

Written by management guru Wolf Rinke, this humorous, instructive guide distills a lifetime of management consulting experience into 20 easy-to-digest lessons to help you be a more effective manager. These strategies will change the way you lead people and have an immediate payoff on the bottom line. You'll discover the shrewd wisdom of:

  • Don't satisfy customers: Exceed your customers' expectations, and they'll remember you and your organization.
  • Don't focus on work: No matter what you produce, you're in the People business--your people are responsible for 85% of your success.
  • Don't make decisions: Learn to give your power away with two powerful phrases: What are YOU going to do about that?; What do YOU think?

With the expertise of Wolf Rinke, you're on your way to becoming the kind of manager that everyone will turn to, as you improve efficiency, productivity, and workplace morale.

"Tells you what you need to know to win in the game of leadership in these turbulent times."-J.W. Marriott, Chairman of the Board & President, Marriott Corp.

"Put Wolf Rinke's winning strategies to work and YOU will succeed."-Kenneth Blanchard, PhD, co-author, The One-Minute Manager

About the Author:

Wolf Rinke (Washington, DC) is president and founder of a human resources and management consulting company dedicated to helping organizations and individuals maximize their potential. He has been featured on CNN and NBC news, and his articles have appeared in Success Reader's Digest, Bottom Line, Family Circle, Business Life, Selling Power, and Men's Life.

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