Author Kent Davidson’s new book “Somehow, I Manage: From Manager to Leader” is a practical guide for learning managerial skills, using “The Office” as a launchpad

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Recent release “Somehow, I Manage: From Manager to Leader” from Page Publishing author Kent Davidson is a handy guide for managers, or aspiring managers, to learn important managerial skills, largely based off of the character of Michael Scott from the hit TV show “The Office” as a starting point for deeper conversations and analyses about skills for strong management.

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Kent Davidson, an aspiring best-selling author looking to change the way managers look at leadership, has completed his new book “Somehow, I Manage: From Manager to Leader”: a gripping and potent guide for increasing one’s personal managerial skills based off Michael Scott, general manager of Dunder Mifflin, from “The Office”.

On his inspiration for this book, Kent Davidson writes, “One day, I was sitting in my living room watching my favorite show, ‘The Office’, on Netflix, and a light bulb came on. The character of Michael Scott is how I will share my knowledge with others. Although Michael and ‘The Office’ cast are hyperbolic and the situations he seems to get himself into are bizarre, the show itself is a great teaching element. Instead of forcing people to read hundreds of pages on management theory and regurgitate on a test or paper, we should be looking for visual case studies and use them as learning opportunities.”

Published by Page Publishing, Kent Davidson’s accessible book provides practical skills for managers, or aspiring managers, of all levels. Using “The Office” as a starting point, specifically the character of Michael Scott, the author is able to connect lessons from “The Office” to real-life scenarios readers may face in managerial positions. Some of the topics covered include crisis leadership, incentives, leadership styles, emotional intelligence, and negotiation techniques.

Although the situations on “The Office” can be unrealistic and absurd, Davidson is able to effectively convey these lessons in an entertaining and grounded matter to teach real-life lessons about management. In other words, thoroughly analyzing Michael Scott’s successes and failures can allow real-life managers to grow their own leadership skills.

Readers who wish to experience this enlightening work can purchase “Somehow, I Manage: From Manager to Leader” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes Store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Page Publishing at 866-315-2708.

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