How to leverage your personality in management

Managers play multiple roles in an organization while communicating with many different personality types. So how do the greatest managers handle it? According to Natalie Roberts, VP of Support at Monarch Beverage Company, a manager must understand their own personality, strengths, and weaknesses. In this episode of The ROI Podcast, Shane Simmons and Julie Manning Magid, director of The Randall L. Tobias Leadership Center, break down how to leverage your personality, and mold it to fit the needs of your employees.

Show Notes: 0:01 Spiderman opening: with great power comes great responsibility. 0:20 Welcome to The ROI Podcast Presented by The Kelley School of Business on the IUPUI Campus. 0:25 Julie Manning Magid is guest hosting alongside host Shane Simmons. 1:17 This episode is part of the Randall L. Tobias Leadership Center series. 1:42 How do you lead a team that's so diverse from a personality standpoint, and as a manager, how do you approach two people who have two very different perspectives. 1:55 You'll be introduced to Natalie Roberts, the senior vice president of support at Monarch Beverage. 3:15 Natalie became an expert at many different tasks because of her movement in the company. 4:12 Your career should be a jungle gym, not a ladder. 5:30 Natalie says The Tobias Leadership Center's Hoosier Fellows Program helped mold their management model at her company. 6:15 Natalie associates herself and her employees with a color. 7:02 Shane mentions how associating someone's personality with a color reminds him of Disney Pixar's Inside Out movie. 8:20 As a leader, it can be scary knowing you hold the responsibility for the development of your employees. 8:58 You must understand you and your team's strengths and weaknesses.

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