Management Starts With You is a wise, honest and practical guide to success in this challenging but fascinating role. Among many powerful insights we learn that:. Before we can successfully manage others we first need to manage ourselves. * Most of us do not naturally know how to manage, but we can learn. * Life as a manager is easier when we stop thinking about the effect of our actions on ourselves and think instead about their effect on others. * People don't want to be managed, but they absolutely need the security of being led. * Being respected is much more important than being liked!* Traditional time management techniques don't work for managers, so we need to rethink our approach to this most precious of all resources. * What we focus on we get more of; so we need to focus on the right things.