Named one of 100 Leadership & Success Books to Read in a Lifetime by Amazon Editors
The President.gets 100 days to prove himself - you get 90!
You've just been promoted to a new leadership position. You're not yet sure of the challenges ahead of how you will meet them. All you know is that you have 3 months to get get on top of the top and move forward, or fail
This is your road map for taking charge quickly and effectively during critical career transition periods, whether you are a first time manager or a new CEO. Written by noted leadership transition expert Micheal Watkins, The First 90 Days outlines proven strategies that will dramatically shorten the time it takes to reach what Watkins calls the "breakeven point": the point at which your organisation needs you as much as you need the job.
Whether you are charged with launching a start-up or sustaining a high-performing unit, The First 90 Days will help you develop a transition accelerated plan that is tailored to your situation.
Based on 3 years of research into leadership transitions at all levels and hands-on work designing transition programs, Watkins provides examples and tools that will show you how to:
1. Assess your strengths and weaknesses and identify personal vulnerabilities
2. Diagnose your situation and understand its challenges and opportunities
3. Negotiate a productive working relationships with your boss
4.Secure early wins that establish credibility and create momentum
5. Build your team and connect with influential support coalitions
Refuting the persuasive belief that new leaders should be left to "sink or swim", The First 90 Days details a proactive planning approach that can make an individuals career - and ensure an organisations future.
"In his new book, Mr Watkins offers a do-it-yourself road map for executives..." --Financial Times
His wisdom, and research, has helped many masterfully onboard into new positions.” — Forbes.com
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