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INFOGRAPHIC: The three secrets of new one minute management

According to the authors of The New One Minute Manager, this model will help managers to increase productivity, profits and their own prosperity by learning how to make employees happier and more productive in 60 seconds.

We know that managers are usually swamped in work, which is why they need quick, effective tools to manage and motivate employees. This is where one minute management comes in with a methodology that exudes common sense, simplicity, efficiency, speed and adaptability. It shows managers how to coach people to manage themselves and enjoy it, helping them to succeed when they’re not around. One Minute Goals make clear what is the most important thing to focus on, One Minute Praisings build confidence that helps people succeed, and One Minute Re-Directs address mistakes.

Apparently the benefits presented by Ken Blanchard and Spencer Johnson are endless – achieve better performance that leads to greater success, free up time, limit absenteeism and reduce employee turnover, find meaning in your work and make your life better.

Our latest infographics shows how it all starts with letting people know up front what you are going to do to help them win…

Infographic with key sections 1) one minute goals 2) one minute praising 3) one minute re-directs. Lime green background with illustrations of people and an image of the book referenced in the infographic: The New One Minute Manager by Ken Blanchard and Spencer Johnson

 

 

‘The best minute spent is the one that’s invested in people.’

The one minute management model helps managers communicate effectively, increase productivity and make work better with these three simple, yet effective techniques.

One Minute Goals

motivate people, define what’s important, encourage ownership, and provide a way to measure performance.

  • Listen to employees and work with them to develop their goals.
  • Describe each goal on one page using only a paragraph or two.
  • Review goals to stay focused on what’s important, periodically checking progress.

One Minute Praisings

show employees that someone cares about their work, building confidence, and leading to stronger performance.

  • Recognise that the number one motivator of people is feedback on results.
  • Create opportunities to catch people doing something right.
  • Provide immediate, sincere praise, explaining what was done right and how you felt about it.

One Minute Re-Directs

get employees back on track when mistakes happen, learning and adapting to achieve their goals.

  • When a mistake occurs, review it together, factually, honestly and respectfully.
  • Share how you feel about the mistake and its possible impact on results.
  • Reinforce confidence, value and trust to end the conversation in a supportive way.

Use this methodology to guide others, encouraging them to take accountability for their performance, manage themselves and get great results!

Content from the classic book, The New One-Minute Manager by Ken Blanchard & Spencer Johnson.

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