What Makes a Great Manager?

There are books upon books and tons of research on this topic. There are training classes. There are entire graduate programs dedicated to this. But, despite all of this, I would argue that most managers most of the time aren’t very good.

Here is my attempt to simplify how to be a good manager in 5 bullets:

  • Hire great people. Hire with an 80/20 bias towards potential versus existing skills…