In this summary, you will learn
- How to meet the 10 key challenges necessary to accelerate your successful transition into a new leadership role
- How to diagnose your organization’s situation
- How to handle the challenges and opportunities of four new leadership roles
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Why you should read The First 90 Days
It doesn’t matter what level of the organization your new leadership role is in - from project supervisor to CEO - every promotion brings a period of transition, the need for new skills and a set of new expectations, challenges and opportunities. Just because you’ve been successful in one leadership role, you can’t assume that your old strategy will automatically succeed in your new role. It probably won’t. Take an analytical approach. Diagnose the situation and adapt your strategy to it. Michael Watkins’ book tells you exactly how. If you will soon begin - or have already begun - a new leadership role, this book is an invaluable resource to help you map out your strategy, get on your boss’s good side and accelerate your transition. Watkins provides fundamental information for anyone who wants to become a leader and stay on top, because he teaches you how to make a successful transition when your time comes. getAbstract recommends this excellent book to any leader at any level who is going through or embarking on a period of transition into a new role. Here’s how to help make the transition more successful, faster and easier – on your staff, your boss and yourself.
About the Author
Michael Watkins is the author of Leadership Transitions, an award-winning eLearning Program offered through Harvard Business School Publishing. He is a Professor of Practice at the European business school INSEAD and the founder of Genesis Advisers LLC, a leadership strategy consultancy.
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September 18, 2013 Regina Maria SaporitoThis summary encourages professionals in transition to seek their improvement in 10 key challenges and also to carry a reflection about the major changes to be carried out. Very Good.