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As a Manager, I Always Ask My Team This Unique Question

I need a reliable pulse on how things are going.

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Only a fraction of a manager’s job is managing work. The larger (perhaps most important) aspect is managing people. And by “manage” I don’t mean “micromanage” — I mean caring for the wellbeing of one’s team so that they can do their best work.

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Anna Burgess Yang

Anna Burgess Yang

Storyteller + Content Marketer + Journalist. Card-carrying member of #5amwritersclub • https://annabyang.start.page/

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