Erich Joachimsthaler on Opportunities Hidden in Plain Sight

    Jan 24, 2019

    Nearly all managers dream of being inspiring leaders who elicit the most from their people. But while they may understand the skills needed to manage their teams, very few know how to put their knowledge into practice. Now, any manager can get exceptional results and make an important contribution to the organization. Becoming an Extraordinary Manager(AMACOM) by Len Sandler focuses not just on "understanding" principles of good management, but on taking action. Len Sandler (Westford, MA) is the President of Sandler Assoc. and has successfully developed and delivered more than 2,500 seminars for such clients as EMC, General Motors, Disney, AT&T, Johnson & Johnson, Motorola, General Electric, Hertz, Sun Microsystems, Honeywell, Citigroup, Lucent Technologies, Siemens, and Corning. In this week’s You’ve Been Spotted segment, Kevin Lee asks participants from AMA’s course “Management Skills for New Supervisors” about what they’re learning to become extraordinary managers. Listen to these participants share what they’ve learned from the course. For additional training on this topic, consider these AMA seminars: * Management Skills for New Managers * High-Impact Decision Making: Reducing Risks, Maximizing Results * What Every Manager Needs to Know: AMA’s Tool Kit for Success * Improving Your Managerial Effectiveness * Making the Transition from Staff Member to Supervisor * Management Skills for New Supervisors To learn more, read these AMACOM Books: * Management Skills for New Managers by Carol Ellis * The Accidental Manager by Gary Topchik * How to Recognize & Reward Employees by Rebecca Deeprose * Improving Employee Performance Through Appraisal and Coaching by Donald Kirkpatrick * Keeping Employees Accountable for Results by Brian Cole Miller * A Manager’s Guide to Improving Workplace Performance by Roger ChevalierIn his book Hidden in Plain Sight, Erich Joachimsthaler explains how you can spot opportunities that too often are overlooked. The book introduces the demand-first innovation and growth (DIG) model that shows how to become an unbiased observer of...In his book Hidden in Plain Sight, Erich Joachimsthaler explains how you can spot opportunities that too often are overlooked. The book introduces the demand-first innovation and growth (DIG) model that shows how to become an unbiased observer of people's consumption and usage behaviors. Refining this skill helps companies generate organic growth through new products, services, solutions, and experiences that truly enhance peoples' lives. Erich is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Vivaldi Partners, a global strategy, innovation, and marketing firm. In this week's You've Been Spotted segment, Kevin Lee asks participants from AMA's course "Strategic Planning"about what opportunities they've found that were hidden in plain sight. Listen to these participants share what they've learned from the course.AMA_Edgewise_0808.mp3