Brian Smith - Management Expert, Author and Speaker specializes in soft-skills training and leadership development. Brian is the author of two books - "Confessions of a Reformed Control Freak - The Top Ten Sins Most Managers Make & How to Avoid Them" and "Leadership Lessons from a Reformed Control Freak - The Art of Managing and Leading in the 21st Century". He works with people who want to learn how to communicate and interact more effectively; and who want to discover how to get the best out of themselves and others. Brian travels through out North America from his home base in Ottawa, Canada delivering keynote speeches and seminars on a variety of topics including: Powerful Communication Strategies, Time Mastery and Personal Effectiveness, Building Collaborative Teams, Dealing with Difficult People and Challenging Situations Better and Developing the Leader in You. Contact Brian today - he will work with you to insure your event or workshop is an over whelming success.
Published: January 20, 2012.
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Yes I admit it. I was once a control freak. I was a micro-manager. The top ten sins most managers make and how to avoid them are woven into the ten chapters of this book. And yes - I've committed each one of them so I'm hoping you can learn from my mistakes. Don't put your career or organization at risk. Learn to manage and lead the 21st Century way. This book will teach you how.