A good manager is like a captain who steers the ship, without whom the crew (employees/ staff) and passengers (clients, costumers) are at risk of sinking. It has been observed and proved through time that a company’s success is run by the effectiveness of it’s employees and the employees’ success, by their managers.
To be an effective manager does not mean doing everything by oneself. It is rather about enabling one’s team to grow and perform better—and more importantly enjoy what they’re doing with as much passion as their manager.
The below picture illustrates Top characteristics of an effective manager:
To summarize, being an ideal manager is to become a great leader who recognizes and appreciates the efforts of their team, continuously learns and encourages learning, enhances emotional intelligence of self and team and tackles and resolves conflicts and challenges.