How to Be a Great Manager


Meredith WoodEditor-in-Chief at Fundera

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Being in control of a whole team’s success can be stressful and nerve-racking. It’s like going bungee jumping off a cliff, hoping the rope has your back. There aren’t any easy go-to step by step guides on how to be a perfect manager because every company has a different set of goals, expectations, team members, and company structure.

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How to Be a Great Manager

Not only do you need a strong team, there needs to be a strong leader guiding them in the right direction. Managers are in control of everything from recruiting top talent to maintaining work systems, procedures, and policies — they’re at the root of it all.

Remember: Employees don’t leave their companies, they leave their managers.

Whether you’re patiently - or not so patiently - waiting for your boss to come around the corner with the announcement that you’re going to be leading your own team or you’re already in a manager role and are wanting to better your approach to leadership, being a manager is like rocket science, so we are here to help.

Fundera has connected the dots on some of the most common characteristics of great managers and how you too can better your practices to best fit your team.

Fundera provides seven tips to help you become a better manager

Meredith Wood

Meredith is Editor-in-Chief at Fundera. Specializing in financial advice for small business owners, Meredith is a current and past contributor to Yahoo!, Amex OPEN Forum, Fox Business, SCORE, AllBusiness and more.


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