This basic book drills readers with a fundamental message: Good leaders follow specific plans and put their subordinates first. The authors furnish specific tactics you can use to become a disciplined leader, ready and able to produce a top team. George Bradt, Jayme A. Check and Jorge Pedraza split their material evenly among tips on being a good leader, case studies and printed planning sheets to use to set up your first 100 days on the job. The information is easy to skim; but the authors make some important points, including why you should start meeting key people in the company before you begin working in your new position. getAbstract recommends this basic career-building and team-building guide for every new manager’s orientation kit. It’s a small price to pay to survive and thrive in your new job.
In this summary, you will learn
- How new leaders should strategize their first 100 days on the job;
- How to plan for success before you start at a new company;
- How to set timed goals for your first 100 days; and
- How to build a loyal, top-performing team.
About the Authors
George Bradt, Jayme A. Check and Jorge Pedraza co-founded an executive transition consultancy. Bradt is a former executive at several Fortune 500 companies. Check has held executive positions in sales, development and strategy at major companies. Pedraza also founded a wireless telecommunication finance company and worked in new-media development.
Get the key points from this book in 10 minutes.
For your company
We help you build a culture of continuous learning.
Comment on this summary
By the same authors
George Bradt and Mary Vonnegut
Contained in Knowledge Pack:
Knowledge PackThe First Three MonthsHow to start your new leadership job in a way that makes your intentions, ambitions and abilities quite clear.
Customers who read this summary also read
Tacy M. Byham and Richard S. Wellins