This guidance recommends why and how to meet weekly, or regularly, with your peer managers.
The higher you go up in your organization, the more you realize that youre actually less and less able to get things done all by yourself. CEOs say they feel like theyre running in oatmeal they cant make things happen as directly as they used to. When youre the VP of Sales, you cant MAKE that new product you just KNOW your customers will buy like crazy. If youre the Chief of Manufacturing, even a perfectly made product has to be sold by someone else.
Simply put: relationships grow in importance over the course of ones career. And that means an effective manager, a Manager Tools Manager, will spend time developing and maintaining important internal relationships. There are a lot of ways to do this, but the easiest is to use the Manager Tools Peer One on One Model.