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    What It Takes to Be A Facilitative Manager – Part 4: Foster Trust, But Not Too Much

    April 17, 2020

    By Oliver W. Cummings 4-17-2020 This post focuses on the fourth of the things beyond using good foundational management skills that the facilitative manager will do. Believe, but not too much Care, but not too much Feel, but not too much Foster trust, but not too much Have something you can’t have too much of: […]


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    What It Takes to Be A Facilitative Manager – Part 3: Feel, But Not Too Much

    April 3, 2020

    By Oliver W. Cummings, 4/3/2020 Feedback from my previous post: I’ve been using this space to provide a little continuity for this series of posts on facilitative management. This time, however, the pandemic has intervened, and I am foregoing comments on the prior post. Instead, I am going to provide some things I learned from […]


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    A Middle Manager’s Guide to Finance – Cash

    March 26, 2020

    The phrase Cash is King is frequently used when educators begin imparting business management wisdom upon unsuspecting students or when owners of family businesses prepare others to assume owner responsibilities. Understanding how cash flows through your company will definitely enhance your strategic thinking skills. Cash is the vital fuel used to run the engines of […]