The Top 10 White Lies Managers Tell – Infographic

For the most part, executives and managers are honest people. But all of us find ourselves in the position of telling a “little white lie” from time to time. ManageElite asked 1,133 executives and managers which “white lies” they have told. We gave them a list of 33 lies. Here are the Top 10. How many have you told? 1. “I was just getting ready to call you.”  49.4% A convenient lie for those … [Read more...]

INFOGRAPHIC: 10 most important things we look for when hiring new managers

When you’re thinking of promoting an employee or hiring someone to his or her critical first management position, what are the most important things you take into consideration? ManageElite asked 589 executives and managers, people who regularly make that decision, what they take into consideration when hiring new managers. Here’s how they answered (percentages answering “important” or “very … [Read more...]

Infographic: Why we love to hate meetings

In a perfect world, every meeting would be short and to the point, start and end on time and something meaningful would get accomplished. But in the real world, many are too long, start late and end later, and nothing really gets done. And that’s frustrating for a lot of managers who think they have much better things to do. In fact, a ManageElite survey of 948 upper-level executives, … [Read more...]