Manager Tools produces two free weekly podcasts designed to give managers and individual contributors actionable recommendations to further their careers: Manager Tools and Career Tools.
Manager Tools is focused on helping you become a more effective manager and leader. Each week we'll be talking about new tools and easy techniques you can use to help achieve your management objectives. If you're tired of a lot of management "theory" and would rather learn specific actions you can take TODAY, we think you'll enjoy the Manager Tools podcast.
Manager Tools won the People's Choice Podcast Awards in the business category in 2006, 2007 and 2009. In 2008 it also won the overall People's Choice category. The Manager Tools podcast is downloaded over 80,000 times weekly. You can find all the Manager Tools podcasts here: http://www.manager-tools.com/podcasts/manager-tools and our 'basics' casts here: http://www.manager-tools.com/manager-tools-basics.
Career Tools gives you the tools you need to accelerate your career, whether a manager or not. Career Tools follows Manager Tools' lead in giving practical, actionable guidance which you can implement today. Career Tools won the best Business Podcast at the 2010 Podcast Awards. You can find all the Career Tools podcasts here: http://www.manager-tools.com/podcasts/career-tools.
Mark Horstman and Mike Auzenne are co-founders of Manager Tools LLC, a management consulting firm. We regularly provide consultancy and training to managers in Fortune 1000 companies around the world. Both co-founders are United States Military Academy graduates (West Point) and former US Army officers. Michael Auzenne was previously a technology manager and executive, culminating in managing MCI's capital technology spending programs. Mark Horstman was a manager and executive in sales and marketing at Procter & Gamble. Mark has been coaching and training managers and executives since 1988.
With Over 400 Podcasts Available, Where Do I Start?
Manager Tools has over 400 podcasts. But if you're new, where do you start?
It's easy ... Start with the Manager Tools "Basics" — a special collection of podcasts on the essentials of effective managerial behavior. With these essentials under your belt, you'll be ready to enjoy all the Manager Tools advanced material.
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What People Say About Us
"Manager Tools helps you understand the "what", "why", "how", "when", and "who" to be a successful manager and successful in your career." Chuck Tomasi
"The advice in "Building a Network” helped me in my last job search. When I reached out to my contacts I had dozens of referrals in just two days. I felt like a whole army was out there looking with me! Following the Manager Tools guidelines helped me land a great job." Thomas Hausmann
"I have listened to each and every one of the Manager Tools podcasts. To many of them more than once. These have been hours that are very well spent, much more effective than a year filled with evenings of traditional management theory and training." Rob Hooft
"The genius of Manager Tools comes down to this: actionable behavior. Entering management feels like being blindfolded, spun in a circle a hundred times, and then released into unknown terrain as you desperately grope the halls hoping to touch something that seems like the right path. Manager Tools is a step by step instruction in how to navigate that path." Kate Genser