Managers don’t manage “performance.” They manage team energy.

Ted Bauer
3 min readOct 11, 2022

This post will probably be fairly short — I haven’t blogged in a few days due to a couple of different reasons, and mostly I wanted to dip my toe back in the water — and it’s probably somewhat similar to “management isn’t intuitive,” but here’s the essential idea.

If you lined up 100 people who are managers of others in their companies — and let’s say you do…

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Ted Bauer

Mostly write about work, leadership, friendship, masculinity, male infertility, and some other stuff along the way. It's a pleasure to be here.