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Our award-winning books and articles offer unique insights that will help you get the most value from your investment in technology people.
A unique mix of practical advice and organizing theory for leaders with technical backgrounds. Also explores the roots of geek/non-geek conflict and what you can do about it.
The book that started it all, translated around the world and honored with numerous awards. Geeks are different. Geekwork is different. Power doesn’t work on geeks.
More than a decade of columns about managing technical people and groups.
A simple eight-step process for rescuing troubled relationships.
These award-winning publications by Paul Glen and Maria McManus reflect the insight gained from years of optimizing the value of technical teams.
Essential Leadership Insight for People with Technical Backgrounds
The Geek Leader’s Handbook gives you practical, immediately applicable advice tailored to the day-to-day challenges of technical leadership. You don’t need yet another laundry list of things you should do. To really grow as a leader, you need a solid framework to understand why these approaches make sense and to empower you to adapt them to your environment.
How to Manage and Lead People Who Deliver Technology
Technology drives productivity and competitiveness and “geeks” drive technology. More than ever Geeks — those people who research, develop, design, build, test, install, and support technology — are a critical factor in every organization’s success. Leading Geeks challenges the conventional wisdom that leadership methods are universal and gives executives and managers the understanding they need to manage and lead the technologists upon whom they have become so dependent.
Long term client relationships are the life blood of a professional service practice, but too often, professionals lose clients through conflict. This short book will show you how to manage client conflict and restore relationships to health and profitability. Whether you are a solo operator or a part of a worldwide firm, healing client relationships is a critical part of your job.