NATURAL BORN MANAGER: A Handbook for Accountability Management



Why attend this session?

Because great managers are not merely produced by management degree programs or years of job experience. They are also quite literally born with innate managerial talents and abilities that all too often go unrecognized and untapped. NATURAL BORN MANAGER ( outlines a bold program for how to capitalize on human aptitudes, implement best practices, and achieve unprecedented success.

The bottom line is this: If you desire to learn how to manage effectively, solve complex organizational and social problems, or clarify and pursue your life’s purpose, this book is for you. Some will be drawn to the aptitude testing and leadership transformation ideas. Others may focus on the innovative best practices provided in order to improve both their managerial skills and their work environment. Still others will seek answers to fundamental questions like: “What is the social role of management? Who are the most qualified to manage? How can I become a better manager? What is the best path to fulfilling my greatest potential?” Regardless of your reasons, reading this book will forever change your perspective on management, management’s role in society, and how your innate abilities can empower you in your workplace and beyond! Natural Born Manager addresses the two most critical challenges that businesses and governments face today.

How to improve enterprise competitiveness? Here’s how…
· Train managers in the art of leading without self-deception.· Screen managers for behaviors that defeat organizational goals.· Identify managers who have the potential for leadership greatness.· Recruit managers who have the sublime nine managerial aptitudes.

How to improve managerial effectiveness? Here’s how…
· Conduct staff meetings to facilitate communication and drive results.· Use a transition checklist to minimize problem-plagued project starts.· Use status reports to identify and solve problems before crises develop.· Set effective performance goals and inspire employees to achieve them.· Use e-mail optimally to ensure accountability for commitments to perform.· Resolve conflicts, impasses, and obstructions that stop work from getting done.· Identify problem employees and resolve them within weeks, not months or years.

Parr, a certified management accountant and 35-year veteran of organizational leadership, aims to help improve enterprise competitiveness by training managers how to lead without self-deception, identify managers who have the potential for great leadership, screen managers for behaviors that run counter to organizational goals, and recruit managers who have the required leadership aptitudes. Likewise, Parr tackles ways to boost managerial effectiveness through such suggestions as using a transition checklist to minimize problem-plagued project starts, setting effective performance goals and inspiring employees to reach them, and identifying problem employees and resolving their issues within weeks instead of months or years.


Anyone who attends this session will gain a new perspective on management, management’s role in society and how their own innate abilities can empower success in the workplace and beyond.
Author - "Natural Born Manager"
An M.B.A and a graduate With Distinction of the Thunderbird School of Global Management, Ed is a 35-year veteran of organizational leadership. He is a Certified Management Accountant (C.M.A.) who has worked in management positions ranging from team leader to senior executive. He has managed as many as 1,000 employees deployed in multisite facilities with contracts as large as $30 million. Ed has consulted with or managed for both large and small organizations including Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, E.D.S., PricewaterhouseCoopers, Sprint Nextel Corporation, U.S. Treasury Dept. and USAA. In addition, Ed is a 10-year contributor to as a pro bono management expert, advising managers, supervisors, and employees around the globe, providing them practical solutions to their everyday workplace challenges. Finally, Ed is an avowed Accountability Manager who strives to learn and educate others about the fundamental truths and best practices of management.