The Ideal Manager

To be a Viral Leader we must be great managers too. It may be a good idea to define in our minds what an ideal manager is like. While perfection is impossible to attain, having a clear vision of what the ideal is gives us an idea of what we want and can pursue.

In the book Viral Leadership we begin to describe an ideal manager as a steward of assets who finds the right mix of tools, assets, time, people, resources, and materials to turn seemingly impossible challenges into successes. Managers are expected to be much more than drones supervising the comings and goings of workers and keeping track of inventory.

What other characteristics would you add to the definition of the ideal manager? To share your thoughts:

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