Managing to Make a Difference: How to Engage, Retain, and Develop Talent for Maximum Performance by Larry Sternberg and Kim Turnage

Talent Plus Talent Plus

June 01, 2017 Books

Managing to Make a Difference offers a practical, real-world training manual for mid-level managers. Most organizations direct the majority of their development resources to the C-suite, but still expect their mid-level managers to attract, engage, retain, and develop talent; but successfully juggling everyday duties while maintaining team performance and leading around roadblocks leaves little room for management planning. Managing to Make a Difference offers the solution in the form of tools, techniques, and practical strategy for a high-performing team.

“I LOVED the book. I’m not easily impressed by leadership or management books because I’ve read so many and they all tend to say the same things. BUT! I took several notes and made highlights on EVERY page. Extremely well done and profound and practical and entertaining…all at the same time. In fact, it should be mandatory reading for every manager in the world.” – Bryan Williams, D.M.

Talent development is probably not your full-time job – yet it drives the engagement that results in high performance. This book shows you how to hit the “sweet spot” of middle management, with a host of tools and strategies to help you help your team shine.

  • Motivate, inspire and lead your team with confidence
  • Manage through challenges and overcome obstacles
  • Develop key talent and maintain high engagement
  • Adopt practical management tools based on substantiated research

Review taken from Amazon.

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