The world’s most trusted guide for leaders in transition
Transitions are a critical time for leaders. In fact, most
agree that moving into a new role is the biggest challenge a manager will face.
While transitions offer a chance to start fresh and make needed changes in an
organization, they also place leaders in a position of acute vulnerability.
Missteps made during the crucial first three months in a new role can jeopardize
or even derail your success.
In this updated and expanded version of the international
bestseller The First 90 Days, Michael
Watkins offers proven strategies for conquering the challenges of transitions—no
matter where you are in your career. Watkins, a noted expert on leadership
transitions and adviser to senior leaders in all types of organizations, also
addresses today’s increasingly demanding professional landscape, where managers
face not only more frequent transitions but also steeper expectations once they
step into their new jobs.
By walking you through every aspect of the transition
scenario, Watkins identifies the most common pitfalls new leaders encounter and
provides the tools and strategies you need to avoid them. You’ll learn how to
secure critical early wins, an important first step in establishing yourself in
your new role. Each chapter also includes checklists, practical tools, and
self-assessments to help you assimilate key lessons and apply them to your own
Whether you’re starting a new job, being promoted from
within, embarking on an overseas assignment, or being tapped as CEO, how you
manage your transition will determine whether you succeed or fail. Use this
audiobook as your trusted guide. Download and start listening now!