Miss Management 101 (Lesson One): Using Visual Aids
Step 1. Assemble a list of management buzzwords (i.e. “expectations”, “commitment”, “action”, “achievement”, “goal”, “performance”, etc. )
Step 2. Select a common object (i.e. a pyramid, a chair, a ladder, a circle, a shoe, etc.). It could be anything.
Step 3. Hire a consultant to randomly combine the buzzwords and object into a Powerpoint Slide. (Hint: Use lots of bright colors, your staff will like that).
Step 4. Practice the ability to talk about your Power Point Slide for 30 minutes at any given time.
Step 5. Use this slide to describe your corporate mission statement, repeatedly, for the next 6 months.
Step 6. Repeat Steps 1-6, as often as required.
Practice on this as an example:
Got it?….Congratulations! You might be senior manager material!