I, poor creature, worn out with scribbling for my bread and my liberty, low in spirits and weak in health, must leave others to wear the laurels which I have sown, others to eat the bread which I have earned. A common case.
The first steps to becoming a really great manager are simply common sense; but common sense is not very common.
The common wisdom is that ... managers have to learn to motivate people. Nonsense. Employees bring their own motivation.