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The New One Minute Manager

Kirti Somani's Key Ideas from The New One Minute Manager
by Kenneth H. Blanchard, Spencer Johnson

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The Three Secrets

The Three Secrets

  • One Minute Goals
  • One Minute Praisings
  • One Minute Re-Directs


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One Minute Goals

One Minute Goals

  • Plan : Plan the goals together, describe them breifly and clearly.
  • Write : Have people write out each of their goals, with due dates, on a single page.
  • Set Priority: Ask people to review their most important goals each day.
  • Review: Encourage people to take a minute to look at what they're doing, it it doesn't encourage them, rethink what they're doing so they can realize their goals sooner.


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One Minute Praising

One Minute Praising

The first half minute

  1. Praise people as soon as possible
  2. Let people know what they did right- be specific
  3. Tell people how good you feel about what they did right, and how it helps.


  1. Pause for a moment to allow people time to fell good about  what they've done.

The second half minute

  1. Encourage them to do more of the same.
  2. Make it a clear you have confidence in them and support their success.


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One Minute Re-Directs

One Minute Re-Directs

If the goal is clear, a one minute redirect works well when you:

The First half minute

  1. Re-Direct people as soon as possible.
  2. Confirm the facts first, and review the mistake together- be specific.
  3. Express how you feel about the mistake and its impact.


  1. Be quiet for a moment to allow people time to feel concerned about what they've done.

The Second half-minute

  1. Remember- To let them know that they're better than their mistake, and that you think well of them as a person.
  2. Remind-That you have confidence and trust in them, and support  their success.
  3. Realize-when the Re-Direct is over, it's over.


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