Leadership Transitions

  • 2 Courses | 40m 41s
  • 7 Books | 20h 42m
  • 10 Audiobooks | 38h 44m 17s
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Expand your leadership skills to achieve better business results through people and teams as you transition to new leadership roles. 

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The Reality of Being a First-time Manager

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The Reality of Being a First-time Manager
The first-time manager often doesn't realize how much their new role differs from that of an individual contributor. They may have misconceptions about what being a new boss entails, and be surprised to learn that the skills and methods required for success as an individual contributor and those needed for success as a new manager are very different. This course describes some of the myths about managing people and their corresponding truths in order to clarify what a new leader really does. It also points to the typical demands and constraints of a manager's job. Finally, it describes strategies for dealing with common mistakes when managing for the first time.
8 videos | 21m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Facing Challenges as a First-time Manager
High expectations are often placed on a new manager. Along with these expectations comes the pressure to prove you are capable of being the boss and managing people effectively. When managing for the first time, establishing credibility early and building new working relationships can go a long way in helping you succeed in adjusting to your new responsibilities. This course describes ways to manage former colleagues effectively and establish credibility as a first-time manager. You'll also learn how to balance conflicting expectations as a new leader.
6 videos | 18m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU

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BOOKS INCLUDED

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The Transforming Leader: New Approaches To Leadership For The Twenty-First Century
Drawing upon psychology, sociology, neuroscience, social networking theory, organizational change theory, myths and traditions, and actual experiences, this book offers an overview of what transformational leadership is, how it works, and how it is evolving.
Book Duration 4h 40m Book Authors By Carol S. Pearson (ed)

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Chess Not Checkers: Elevate Your Leadership Game
Based around a business fable of Blake Brown, newly appointed CEO of a company troubled by poor performance and low morale, this book presents four essential strategies from the game of chess that can transform your leadership and your organization.
Book Duration 1h 18m Book Authors By Mark Miller

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Inside CEO Succession: The Essential Guide to Leadership Transition
Bringing together business acumen and psychological insight, this book provides businesses, leaders, and boards with the strategies they need to execute their responsibilities with a heightened level of professionalism and ensure the sustained success of the companies they serve.
Book Duration 3h 56m Book Authors By Paul Winum, Thomas J. Saporito

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Lead More, Control Less: 8 Advanced Leadership Skills That Overturn Convention
Describing eight essential skills for establishing a culture that encourages people to take charge of themselves, this book uses examples and case studies to show leaders how they can share responsibility, defuse group conflicts, enable everyone to get the big picture, and more.
Book Duration 1h 30m Book Authors By Marvin Weisbord, Sandra Janoff

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The Mindset of Success: From Good Management to Great Leadership
Drawing on psychological research, interviews and key examples, this book identifies seven key mindsets that highlight the consistent, predictable thought behavior patterns that every great manager employs, and shows how it is possible to go from 70 percent efficiency to 95 percent effectiveness.
Book Duration 3h 58m Book Authors By Jo Owen

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Leadership (The Brian Tracy Success Library)
Packed with practical, proven methods, this indispensable, concise yet powerful guide will help you unlock your leadership potential: inspire trust, confidence and loyalty; instill a sense of meaning and purpose in your organization; clearly communicate goals and strategies, and much more.
Book Duration 1h 7m Book Authors By Brian Tracy

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Leadership Transitions: How Business Leaders Take Charge in New Roles
By Identifying and analyzing why some leaders flounder or fail in new positions - whether they arrived as an external appointment or were promoted internally - this book offers strategies for successfully managing their new roles.
Book Duration 4h 13m Book Authors By Bridget Farrands, Richard Elsner
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