Leadership: How to be a great boss

This course is designed to help you be a great boss, whether you are new to management or have been doing it for a while but want to get some new ideas on how to be better. It’s full of practical tips that you can use immediately. You’ll find out what empowerment really means, how to avoid abdication, what being a Seagull Manager is, and what SPVEG objectives are. We’ll cover the difference between thanking and praise, the two dimensions of coaching, how to do a motivation review, and much more.

   1,161 students completed this course

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   Teacher: Chris Croft


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100% of students recommend

  “Loved that course ! General enough for me to feel included despite my very specific field, but very detailed and inspiring at the same time! I feel much more prepared for my first job as a supervisor. Thanks!”

  “Very inspiring. Our team is growing and sometimes it is so hard to let go. A very good course.”

  “Great practical advice, I really enjoyed this course best (of the five or so) I’ve done so far.”


Course plan

Lesson 1. What Is Leadership/Management?
Lesson 2. Objective Setting
Lesson 3. Assigning Tasks
Lesson 4. The Freedom Ladder
Lesson 5. Delegation
Lesson 6. Empowerment, Abdication, and Seagull Management
Lesson 7. Leadership Style
Lesson 8. Coaching
Lesson 9. Team Meetings
Lesson 10. Thanking People
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  • Format
    One lesson delivered via email daily
  • Duration
    10 days
  • Time
    5 minutes reading a day

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