Being an Adaptive Manager Posted on December 8, 2005 in Business Share Share Tweet Pin Stumble Jeffery and Skip both discuss adaptive management styles. Let's face it, "Five Keys of Great Managers" or whatever doesn't usually cut it. Management is situational. Share Share Tweet Pin Stumble Previous Post: How to Make Millions in 30 minutes or Less Next Post: Art 2.0? laurence haughton I agree with the sentiment but… Your post some weeks back bears repeating Rob. People are terrible judges (and overconfident) about their judgments in situations and their abiltiy to adapt. Without an accurate feedback system most only “think” they are succeeding. It’s like taking stock of one’s “authenticity.” It can’t be based on a self-assessment.