Traits of a Great Manager

Anyone can be a manager. I’ve seen people given managerial responsibilities by their superiors so that they can tick a box on a promotion form. But it takes a certain type of person to be a Great Manager. I think about all the people I have worked for over the years and think about what made them a good or bad person to work for and with. I use that experience to try and be the best manager that I can be. 1. They¬†Absorb Not just listen to you. They absorb what you have to say. They learn about how you feel about what you are doing, and they understand that your opinion is very relevant. They understand how your role affects them, and also how their own role and the decisions they make affect you. 2. They Could Do Your Job Not replace you, because what would be the…